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Study: Save money with risk reduction
Ergonomics Prevention RollerMouse

Study: Save money with risk reduction

This is data compiled from Seattle Light & Power using an online risk management tool to show the effectiveness of multiple individuals using the Contour RollerMouse...

RSI: Ulnar Nerve Entrapment
Ergonomics Pain RSI Tennis elbow

RSI: Ulnar Nerve Entrapment

What causes ulnar nerve entrapment? Ulnar nerve entrapment is caused by pressure on the ulnar nerve at either the elbow or wrist. The condition often develops...

RSI: Mouse Shoulder
Ergonomics Pain Prevention RSI

RSI: Mouse Shoulder

What causes mouse shoulder? Mouse Shoulder is a term that has been used to describe a specific collection of neck and shoulder symptoms noticed in people...

RSI: De Quervain's Tenosynovitis
Ergonomics Pain Prevention RSI

RSI: De Quervain's Tenosynovitis

What causes de Quervain’s Tenosynovitis? Tenosynovitis is caused by the thumb tendons getting stuck together in the wrist region. The tendons swell and moving the thumb...

RollerMouse reduces muscle effort by 20 %
Ergonomics RollerMouse

RollerMouse reduces muscle effort by 20 %

Researchers at Harvard University have found that the RollerMouse device significantly improved the posture of the hand, wrist, and shoulder compared to a conventional mouse, while...

Study: RollerMouse Red can increase work efficiency by up to 19%
RollerMouse Work Environment

Study: RollerMouse Red can increase work efficiency by up to 19%

Meet the RollerMouse Red The RollerMouse Red is the culmination of 20+ years of outside-the-box engineering that brings an innovative design meant to boost productivity with...

New distinctions for Unimouse
Ergonomics Unimouse

New distinctions for Unimouse

We’re very proud to announce that the Unimouse has recently been award Gold by the European Product Design Awards in the category of “Media and Home...

Trackballs and Thumbs: Friends or foes?
Ergonomics Unimouse Work Environment

Trackballs and Thumbs: Friends or foes?

The trackball styled mouse has been around for what seems like forever. Originally invented as device to help the military plot points and track aircraft in...

Vertical Mice: Different grip, same static posture
Ergonomics Prevention Unimouse

Vertical Mice: Different grip, same static posture

At this point we are all familiar with a vertical mouse, right? The design has been around since the early 90’s and over the years vertical...

RSI: Carpal Tunnel & Wrist Pain
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RSI: Carpal Tunnel & Wrist Pain

Wrist pain. To some of us, it is something we experience after sleeping in an awkward position or after a particularly aggressive game of Frisbee. For...

RSI: Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
Pain Prevention RSI Tennis elbow

RSI: Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)

Turns out, developing tennis elbow is not reserved solely for the Serena Williams’ of the world. You don’t have to be a tennis, squash, badminton, or...

RSI: Trigger Finger (Stenosing Tenosynovitis)
Injury Pain Prevention RSI Trigger Finger

RSI: Trigger Finger (Stenosing Tenosynovitis)

You don’t have to be a firearms enthusiast to feel the effects of trigger finger. The name stems more from the symptoms than the causality, as...

How do ergonomics affect you?
Injury Pain Prevention RSI Trigger Finger

How do ergonomics affect you?

To the everyday person, ergonomics may seem like something that you only need to care about when you get older or get low back issues from...

The real cost of injury
Injury Pain RSI

The real cost of injury

Injuries on the job are commonplace in every company. Trips, slips, falls, drops, and all other types of accidents can lead to injuries that can have...

Keep your wrists pain-free during office hours
Ergonomics Pain Prevention

Keep your wrists pain-free during office hours

Having worked from home for ages, we are now returning to the office. A shift that gives us the perfect opportunity to ensure total office solutions...