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RSI is the first time I'm running up against my own mortality, and it's frightening

At work until I get the ergonomic keyboard I've started using the Windows 10 dictation feature, and so far it's going pretty well. I didn't think that windows would have this good of voice recognition especially compared to windows 7's voice recognition feature. It was actually my boss that suggested this, and I'm surprised that I didn't think of it before. this entire toot was dictated with Windows 10. My favorite part though is that it doesn't just cut off the music, it only lowers the volume.

@brandon I use a really nice split keyboard and vertical mouse, just to fight off the chance of RSI. I messed up my wrist pretty bad while lifting and had to go to the physical therapist. Ever since then I've been pretty cautious.

amazon.com/KINESIS-Gaming-Free

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@kylejj that looks like a really nice keyboard, but it's just a little bit outside my price range, I'm gonna be opting for the Microsoft sculpt

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I spend +10 hours a day at a computer. I know that keyboard is spendy but anything you use that much, you shouldn’t cheap out on. I do like the Sculpt though. I use a standing desk and take hourly walks which helps. My chiropractor noticed my back straightening out because I have been standing more. I don't have any wrist pain. I follow this as well.

ergotron.com/tools/workspace-p

@kylejj thankfully I already follow that, I actually recently got a standing desk due to the pandemic, how much do you think the standing portion would help with the wrists specifically

@kylejj by the way, was the injury from a competition or something?

@brandon No, I don’t compete. I injured my wrist and elbow from doing heavy weight incline dumbbell press. If you do any chest press, go down to 90 degrees in your elbow. Any lower and you risk pulling something. Pic attached is an example of what not to do. I now wear wrist wraps while doing these.

@Gina @brandon Its funny, search random exercise and you'll find demo pics with awful form... wth

@kylejj wow so not even during a stressful situation, just doing your regular workout

@brandon The wrong form, stressful or not, can really mess you up. You live and learn!

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