Category Archives: Lifehacks
Do your wrists hurt from typing? Arthritis? Carpal Tunnel? I have the answer.
My physiotherapist said I should get a wrist support, but all the ones I’ve looked at still have me holding my hands at a slightly up-turned angle. But by hacking off a piece of a pool noodle, it forces me to curve my hands down.
It’s quite comfortable and couldn’t be cheaper. I just used an X-acto knife to cut a piece the length of my keyboard.
If you google Pool Noodles (aka Water Logs), people have come up with all sorts of fun life hacks. Here’s a few now:
And then there’s me, aging writer with wrist problems… and now a cheap solution.
My wrist position without the noodle vs. my wrist with the noodle. Note the change in angle.