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4/16/05 at 9:56am
|"The technology is finally coming through, so people are starting to find clever ways to use it to deal with this," Bernstein says.
Experts say the sooner, the better. Ergonomists increasingly are concerned that laptop use among children is causing what were once considered old-age pains at an ever-younger age.
Worse yet, many fear that those who have learned poor ergonomics in their youth will find it difficult to learn better posture later on. "I see a good number of kids come in with lower back pain," says chiropractor David Schwartz of the Back Care Center in Dumont, N.J.
"Have you seen pictures of kids using computers? They lie on their stomachs on the floor and work on their elbows.
"That's a prescription for a lifetime of neck pain, back pain and lower back pain."
Originally Posted by hyc
I wouldn't go as far as a wireless mouse. You still need a flat surface to use it. I use a USB finger mouse.