Hand Gyroscopes for RSI?

In Powerballs – Exercise wonder or addictive toy?, Jeff Schwartz writes about using a hand gyroscope called a Powerball for arm exercises. A Powerball is a gyroscopic exercise device produced by RPM Sports. It is a “finely engineered and precision crafted gyro consisting of a rapidly spinning rotor enclosed in …

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Free Desk Doctor Software

Einspine Ltd., makers of Desk Doctor software, are launching a large scale research trial of their RSI software and are looking for potential testers. Essentially you can apply online and if you are accepted, you download a 40 day trial of the software. You only need to fill out a …

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Mouseless Browsing

In Weaning Yourself From The Mouse, we discussed two Firefox extensions, Search Keys and Hit-A-Hint, which can be used to navigate a web browser using just a keyboard. Another such program is Rudolf Noe’s Mouseless Browsing (MLB), a Firefox extension which enables you to browse the internet almost without using …

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Desk-Trainer Reviewed

GTD Wannabe at http://gtdwannabe.blogspot.com/ offers up a review of Desk-Trainer, a web site that provides five-minute exercise programs for pain reduction and Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) injury prevention for employees and individuals using computer workstations, cellular telephones, blackberries and other devices . GTD Wannabe tried some of the exercises, and …

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GentleMouse Reviewed

GentleMouse is a software utility that may be of great benefit to users suffering from Repetitive Strain Injuries, as well as those with conditions such as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, arthritis, or other physical disabilities. GentleMouse eliminates the need to click the mouse. It does this by introducing a novel computer …

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WowPen Again

Since we last looked at the WowPen nearly a year ago (WowPen), a few things have changed with the 2nd generation of the product, including a new domain name: wow-pen.com, as well as a reworking of the product line: The WowPen eco is the wired desktop version The WowPen Traveler …

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Voice Recognition Software Reviewed

In an article at CBSNews.com (Voice Recognition Software Put To Test) PC Answer Man Larry Magid reviews Nuance Communications Dragon NaturallySpeaking 9 voice recognition software, as well as the voice recognition software that will be included in the forthcoming Vista operating system (the next version of the Windows operating system, …

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Zero Tension Mouse Reviewed

The Zero Tension Mouse is an ergonomic pointing device designed to keep your hand in a neutral position as you use your computer. According to clinical tests, it’s the only computer mouse that relaxes all 8 muscle groups that cause carpal tunnel syndrome and other overuse injuries.

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Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000

I finally purchased the Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000, after some months of dawdling as I waited for it to go on sale (what can I say – I’m frugal). All in all, I like this keyboard a lot. Ergonomically, it’s quite excellent, and I recommend the Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000 for anyone looking for a solid and attractive ergonomic keyboard.

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