I’m wondering if other people have thoughts on setting up an ergonomic workspace, and other strategies for avoiding repetitive stress injuries. I have worked for several years as a CAD drafter and am now transitioning into web design. I have periodically had bouts of numb feelings in my wrists. I want to avoid more serious problems.
Any thoughts on things that have helped other people:
-what mouse/keyboard you use–do you use trackball or regular mouse, ergonomic keyboard or a regular keyboard
-chair/desk thoughts–do you use a pull out tray for keyboard that tilts and adjusts freely, and/or have some sort of special chair
-exercises you do–do you stop work every so often to do any exercises
-therapy–do you go every month or other time frame to a chiropractor or other type of therapist
-other–do you wear a brace or do anything else that helps