To mouse or not to mouse?

I have a reasonably ergonomic workstation and have adjusted my work style with WorkPace (and the cat who is pretty good about timing breaks), but I want to do everything I can to avoid more “overuse” issues. Fortunately, my indexing software (SKY Index Pro) allows a lot of flexibility about how I can accomplish any…

Computer use safety

We all spend hours working at our computers–and at times end our workday aching and stiff, especially as deadlines loom menacingly. The thought of job-related injury is not something that we think of often–after all, we’re not using dangerous equipment; we are only sitting, reading, and writing–but it’s not something we should ignore. Often work…

Take a break–preventing RSI/MSD.

Perhaps it’s because I’ve had to wear them that I’m aware of wrist splints–but I couldn’t help noticing at the ASI convention that there seemed to be a number of them in evidence, which was not surprising given that we do spend a lot of time at the computer.┬áSince I’m a veteran of bilateral hand…