The image you drew to image the pain is almost perfectly aligned with your wrist muscles, specifically: Book
Extensor Carpi Radialis Longus
Extensor Carpi Radialis Brevis
Extensor Carpi Ulnaris
Do you feel the pain on the palm (anterior) side too?
The above muscles work with: Book
Flexor Carpi Radialis
Flexor Carpi Ulnaris
to create a ulnar (towards ...
After experimenting different motions with my mouse for some while, I'm now certain it has to do with the effort spent in mouse-movement.
I feel that it's the hand-movement that causes the pain rather than the clicks.
Anyway my system (Win8.1) is configured with max speed, but I believe this already fits in another scope.
Which led me to the following ...
I have a very easy solution that will work great for you. I had similar problem. I was developing potentially impairing carpal tunnel syndrome on my right hand. I simply taught myself to use the mouse with my left hand. It is actually really easy. You really do not need to be ambidextrous. Within 5 to 10 minutes, you probably will forget you are using ...
I have suffered acutely from this phenomenon, and tried every single item in the list given in the accepted answer (as well as many others).
The most important thing I found is separating the click from the move. So one hand moves and the other clicks.
I've mapped the "Fn" key on the bottom left of my Apple wireless keyboard to the left mouse button using "...
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is compression of the median nerve.
You have several muscles that go through a band (tunnel) which your median nerve uses as well. For whatever reason, if for overuse causing inflammation, structural damage, etc, the median nerve gets compressed you will start to feel tingling sensations.
There are a few tests including Tinel's ...
I actually did a study on this (pains relation to posture) providing ergonomic assessments and follow ups for office workers.
Ideally you'd look something like this:
They have carpal tunnel wrist guards that I'm sure you'd love to wear.
I'd sit on a Swiss Ball -- doubt this is ...
When you have a laptop on your thighs and you type, the wrists are bent upwards (forcedly) more than when you have a laptop on the table (higher).
Also, arms bent forward and without support can pose a lot of burden on the upper back muscles.
Some sort of table (even portable) can help.
Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is very common disease and the prevalance of CTS has increased in modern times due to increased time spent on computer.
I should point out that CTS is NOT a dangerous disease. It may be life disturbing but it is very easy to manage operatively.
Most important symptoms associated to CTS include:
numbness and tingling in fingers ...