5 Great Ergonomic Add-Ons For Your Workstation

5 Great Ergonomic Add-Ons For Your Workstation

Range Govindan
Jun 30, 2010

It's true that most of us are spending more and more hours in front of the computer. This means that everyone needs to make sure that they aren't straining themselves or hunching over while they type away. Luckily, most people use some kind of ergonomic device in their home office. However, we've spotted a few simple ones that will make your life better.

1. Rain Design mStand For MacBook Pro
If you're hunched over your laptop and you're starting to feel the strain, they look no further than Rain Design's great mStand for laptops. They work really great and aren't too expensive.

2. Arm Rest Mouse Pad
If your shoulder and arms start to hurt after a few hours in front of the computer, then this product will definitely ease that strain. It's a simple piece of plastic that will allow you to sit back on your chair while still using the mouse. This product sells for $43 at USB Fever. [via Technabob]

3. Wrist Pads
If your wrists are getting sore after a while, then you should most definitely buy a wrist pad. These foamy add-ons will give your wrists much needed relief and cost about $15.

4. Ergonomic Magic Mouse Add-On
If you love your Magic Mouse, but for some reason, it's not as comfortable as your favorite Logitech mouse, then you need this little add-on to make life easier. It costs $10.

5. Herman Miller Embody Ergonomic Chair
If you haven't yet tried ergonomic office chairs, then you should most definitely get yourself one. The Embody chair is really nice, but if you'd like something different and less expensive, take a look at our roundup of alternatives here.

[photos via Gregory Han, Ricky Tang via CC license]

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