Computer and Workstation Aids for RSI and Other Hand and Wrist Injuries

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What you will find here

I have a torn scapholunate ligament in both of my wrists, that means using computers and other technology can be to say the least challenging. When I was first looking for solutions for how to use a computer considering the problems I had with my hands and wrists, to say the least it was a challenge namely because even though there are solutions out there they can be extremely difficult to find.

With this in mind everything you will find here are all the solutions I have found, from the best speech recognition software, to the best ergonomic keyboards, to the best microphones for use with speech recognition software, to the best ergonomic computer mice, to much much more.

Basically every possible aid out there that I have found to be beneficial for using a computer when you have problems with your hands and wrists I document here.

That means whether you have hand and wrist problems, are looking to avoid having hand and wrist problems, whether you can’t use your hands at all for some reason, whatever, basically if you are looking for the best computer workstation aids then you may find what is posted here to be of use.


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The Best Speech Recognition Software for desktop computers – for people with RSI and other hand and wrist problems

As a person who has problems with his hands and wrists I can personally attest just how beneficial speech recognition software is for continued use of a desktop computer. In fact without speech recognition software I would not be able to use a computer. That makes speech recognition software, for a person who has problems with their hands and wrists, the most important tool out there. And in fact it is not just useful for people who have problems with … Continue reading The Best Speech Recognition Software for desktop computers – for people with RSI and other hand and wrist problems

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The Best Ergonomic Computer Mice and Mouse Alternatives for RSI and Other Hand and Wrist Injuries 2021

It has long been known that a simple computer mouse is enemy number one for a person’s wrists, literally heavy use of a computer mouse puts a person at even greater risk of hand and problems than a keyboard. That means getting the right mouse is unbelievably important, as doing so can not only help stave off future problems, but can help alleviate already developed problems. With that said, first thing’s first I am not going to recommend a roller … Continue reading The Best Ergonomic Computer Mice and Mouse Alternatives for RSI and Other Hand and Wrist Injuries 2021

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The Best Ergonomic Keyboards for RSI and Other Hand and Wrist Injuries 2021

If you have hand and wrist problems like I do or wish to stave off hand and wrist problems, then an ergonomic keyboard is an absolute must. But one of the great difficulties, or at least one of the great difficulties I have found, is that when looking for an ergonomic keyboard you are presented with literally gazillions of options. Like literally so many that it is just ridiculous. With this in mind I thought I would do a post … Continue reading The Best Ergonomic Keyboards for RSI and Other Hand and Wrist Injuries 2021

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The Best Microphone Setups for Speech Recognition Software – Taking into Account Environment and Planned Use

Due to having a torn scapholunate ligament in both of my wrists, I’m a user of speech recognition software. That means that I, like many users of speech recognition software, fully understand just how important it is to have a good microphone set up. Literally it doesn’t matter how clearly you speak, if you have a rubbish microphone then using speech recognition software can be a tedious nightmare filled with nothing but frustration. So yeah getting a good microphone is … Continue reading The Best Microphone Setups for Speech Recognition Software – Taking into Account Environment and Planned Use

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The Best Microphone Options for Speech Recognition Software 2021

Due to having a torn scapholunate ligament in both of my wrists, I’m a user of speech recognition software. That means that I, like many users of speech recognition software, fully understand just how important it is to have a good microphone. Literally it doesn’t matter how clearly you speak, if you have a rubbish microphone then using speech recognition software can be a tedious nightmare filled with nothing but frustration. So yeah getting a good microphone is an absolute … Continue reading The Best Microphone Options for Speech Recognition Software 2021

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The Best Ergonomic Computer Aids for RSI and Other Hand and Wrist Injuries 2021 – A Comprehensive Guide

Due to having a torn ligament in both of my wrists, using a computer is not easy. These are all the best options out there that I have found that help make using a computer possible when you have problems with your hands and wrists. They are also great options for helping to avoid getting hand and wrist problems in the first place. Continue reading The Best Ergonomic Computer Aids for RSI and Other Hand and Wrist Injuries 2021 – A Comprehensive Guide

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