best ergonomic mouse for wrist and hand pain

Ergonomic Mouse for Wrist & Hand Pain

Here in Australia, the way we use our computer significantly impacts on our level of comfort. In this time of age in Australia, it is not uncommon to spend in excess of 8 hours each day working on a computer. And if that wasn't enough, we often use a computer or mobile device after we finish work as well. The repetitive movements and sometimes static postures can take their toll on your wrists, fingers, forearms, elbows and shoulders.

Mouse Ergonomics

An ergonomic mouse is a category of computer mouse that have been specifically designed to reduce muscle strain and improve user comfort (while using the mouse). For example, an ergonomic vertical mouse can achieve this by changing the posture of the user’s hand, wrist, fingers and forearm when using the mouse. An ergonomic mouse is far more superior than a regular mouse when it comes to comfort levels.

An ergonomic mouse is the best:

  • Mouse for wrist pain
  • Mouse for carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Mouse for RSI


An ergonomic mouse can help to relieve pain and discomfort from the above conditions.  Discover how an ergonomic mouse such as vertical ergonomic mouse can change the way you work.


picking the right ergonomic mouse

What benefits does an Ergonomic Mouse provide?

Switching to an ergonomic mouse offers many benefits for the user. This includes:

  • Improved comfort
  • Reduced aches and pains
  • Reduced risk of developing a RSI symptoms


types of ergonomic mice 

Our range of ergonomically designed mice (ergo mice) includes:

Vertical Ergonomic Mouse

A vertical ergonomic mouse is designed to place your hand into a more neutral posture. The vertical mouse design helps to reduce the amount of muscle activation required to grip and operate your computer mouse, which in turn helps to ease those aches and pains you get in your hands, wrist and forearm. A vertical mouse can vary in their designs and the degree of vertical-ness. We stock a range of vertical wireless mice at our warehouse in Australia that vary in both their shapes, dimensions, connections and angle.

How does a vertical ergonomic mouse work?

An ergonomic vertical mouse will change the position of your hand and help to relieve the aches and pains associated with extended use of a computer mouse.


Typically, this change in posture is to one of a more natural posture that people often report as “more comfortable” than the hand position used for a traditional mouse. If you are experiencing aches and pains in your wrist, hands, forearm, elbows or shoulders, you may find that by simply changing the position of your hand (to more a handshake position) can help to reduce or even eliminate it.

Wireless Ergonomic Mouse

We stock a range of wireless ergonomic mice which can be connected via either a USB receiver/dongle or via a bluetooth connection. There is nothing more annoying than a cord that keeps getting in the way, knocks over your coffee or gets tangled. Don't feel restrained by your corded mouse. Try our range of ergonomic wireless mouse.

Our wireless mouse work on all operating systems (windows, mac OS & Linux). Looking for a left handed vertical mouse?  We stock a range of mice including left handed vertical mice and mice with a wireless connection. Many of our mice require AAA batteries or AA batteries, however will last several months before needing to be changed. Our mouse designs are specifically designed to help the user work more comfortably. This includes changing the way you work with new features such as a thumb operated scroll wheel or special windows buttons.

Left Handed Ergonomic Mouse

Left handed? Don't worry, we have you covered. We stock a range of vertical ergonomic mouse that are specifically for left handed users. Left handed ergonomic mice are similar to right handed ergonomic only reversed.

Right Handed Ergonomic Mouse

We also stock a range of ergonomic mice that are specifically designed for right hand users as well. The majority of computer users are right handed and for this reason there are more right handed ergonomic mice available than left handed ones. 

Ambidextrous Ergonomic Mouse

Want to use both your left and right hands to operate your new ergonomic mouse? Then take a look at our Ambidextrous Ergonomic Mice. Designed so you can switch between left hand and right hand use. Whilst it can take several weeks to adjust to using a ambidextrous mouse, there is significant value in being able to share the workload of your computer mouse across your left and right hands.

Small Ergonomic Mouse

Small hands? We stock a range of ergonomic mice designed for users with small hands. A smaller hand requires a smaller ergonomic mouse. If the mouse is too big for your hand it can result in either further discomfort or a lack of results. We recommend you take a measurement from the base of your wrist to the tip of your middle finger. If this measurement is <15cm, then you will require a small ergonomic mouse.

Large Ergonomic Mouse

We also stock a range of computer mice that are best suited to users with a large hand size. If you have a large hand, you will require a large ergonomic mouse. We recommend you take a measurement from the base of your wrist to the tip of your middle finger. If this measurement is >17.8cm then this means you will require a large ergonomic mouse such as the evoluent vertical mouse or microsoft sculpt ergonomic mouse or logitec ergonomic mouse. A larger ergonomic mouse will ensure that your fingers are positioned correctly to the buttons on the mouse, whilst also ensuring that you get the best results from your new vertical mouse.

We also stock a range of ergonomic mice that have unique features such as programmable buttons, adjustable length/height and even a computer mouse that has a thumb operated scroll wheel ergo mouse. Ergonomics is about fitting the right equipment to the user’s needs. For this reason we stock a wide range of ergonomic solutions in Australia that will ultimately help you work more comfortably and productively at work. They are a great options for users with carpal tunnel syndrome

Changing to an ergonomic mouse can be a confusing process, particularly if you have never seen one in real life. For this reason, we offer a 30 day money back guarantee. Meaning if the mouse doesn't help solve your aches and pains, you can return it to us within 30 days for either an exchange or a full refund. We will work with you to help find the right ergonomic mouse for your aches and pains.

Should you happen to have any specific questions or require some additional advice, our team is available and happy to assist. We provide free of charge, expert advice to help you find the right ergonomic solution for your aches and pains. Simply call us on 1800 898 965 or email us at

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