Don’t rest your arm on the edge of the desk while manipulating the mouse. prolonged use of a computer or a mouse, particularly when the work area is not designed well, can lead to carpal tunnel syndrome and/or neck and arm pain. When working with a computer mouse, try the following:
- Don’t move the mouse with just your wrist.
- Use your entire arm and shoulder.
- Don’t rest your arm on the edge of the desk while manipulating the mouse.
- Hold the mouse loosely. Keep your wrist relaxed.
- Don’t hold it up or down; instead, hold it in a neutral (straight) position Move away from the mouse several times per hour and move your wrists, arms, and shoulders around.