Wrist pain is any pain or discomfort of the wrist. It’s often caused from using a computer or exercising too much with proper support and rest. This pain can often dissipate when you stop the activities. However, most people can’t stop activities like using a computer at work. Dealing with wrist pain is simply something they have to adjust to and live with.
Wrist pain can affect other things such as your grip strength and finger flexibility. This can make things like holding items and typing very difficult. Overall the best idea for this type of wrist pain that comes from repetitive actions is to try to take more breaks and utilize the great items listed below.
Gifts for People with Wrist Pain
All of these wrist pain relief products are great for your loved ones suffering from wrist pain and can make their daily life much easier.
Since repetitive motion in improper positions is a cause of wrist pain, wrist braces are a common product to relieve pain and improper positioning. Wrist braces give adequate wrist support to improve weak muscles and pain. Some also offer compression to stimulate blood circulation and decrease pain. Wrist braces are great gifts because they are easy and comfortable to wear while improving wrist pain.
- Mueller Fitted Right Wrist, Black
- Mueller Sports Medicine Reversible Thumb Stabilizer
- Wellgate for Women PerfectFit Wrist Support
Improper positioning of the wrist while using a keyboard and mouse can cause intense wrist pain. Wrist cushions provide support and comfort for the wrist of people using the computer and mouse often. This relieves and prevents overuse injuries. Many people choose to use wrist cushions for jobs with lots of typing and mouse use simply to prevent the possibility of wrist pain due to improper support. A wrist cushions is a great gift for anyone with existing wrist pain or who would like to prevent it.
- IMAK Wrist Cushion
- 3M Knob Adjust Keyboard Tray, Gel Wrist Rest
- Belkin Wave Rest Gel-Filled Cushion Wrist Pad
- Belkin WaveRest Gel Mouse Pad
In addition to the proper wrist support provided by a wrist cushion, people should always use an ergonomic keyboard. Holding your wrists at a strange and unnatural position to type is the cause for wrist pain in many people. A good ergonomic keyboard will force you to use the correct wrist position for typing which will eliminate pain. Many ergonomic keyboards have a curved layout that makes keys easier to reach to reduce the use and strain of your wrists. This post about awesome wrist pain gift ideas was written on an ergonomic keyboard because I plan to prevent any kind of wrist pain personally.
- Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard
- Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic Keyboard for Business
- Fellowes Microban Split Design Keyboard
In addition to the proper wrist support provided by a wrist cushion, people should always use an ergonomic mouse for extended computer use. Many people that use a computer mouse for extended periods, like graphic designers, choose to use an ergonomic mouse to prevent wrist pain. An ergonomic mouse prevents the strain on your wrist that using a regular mouse can cause.
- Logitech Wireless Trackball Mouse
- Anker Wireless Vertical Ergonomic Optical Mouse
- Anker Full-Size Ergonomic Wireless Mouse with 6 Buttons