Summary: This mouse basically eliminated all wrist pain I was having at work. It was a lifesaver at the time. It also eliminates the wear and tear on the lower right part of your palm. With this mouse the fleshy part of your palm contacts the desk.
Pros: Stops creeping wrist pains and calluses. Left side thumb button is extremely easy to click. For me it's my "build solution" button for programming. Middle mouse button programmed to double click is very handy.
Cons: 1. Big 2. Easy to knock onto the floor if you have a suspended mouse surface that swings out from the desk for example. 3. Clumsier than normal mouse
Pros: I am an intensive PC user and have used the Evoluent vertical mouse for years now. It truly relieves pains in hand and wrist when you're suffering from carpal. Extremely easy to get used to, takes about only half an hour. Very precise. Absolutely worth every penny.
Cons: Little harder to get used to when playing games.
Summary: I recently started a programming course at my university and noticed stiffness and pain appearing in the wrist of my mouse-hand. It got really worrisome when my fingers started tingling.
Pros: -Reduces wrist fatigue and pain -Precise -Easily customizable DPI toggle on bottom of mouse (2600, 1800, 1300, 800) -Comfortable -Easy to get used to -Buttons are customizable with free software (X-Mouse, as recommended per Evoluent website)
Cons: -Button customization software did not come with CD (at least this is the case when installing on Windows 7, perhaps it is installed with XP or Vista) -Expensive (but surgery/therapy is even more so)
Summary: It is rather large. I am male and have average length hands however my hands are wider than average (when i make a fist it is often considerably larger than most) i found this mouse reasonably easy to hold.
Pros: I broke my arm as a child and it is slightly warped, as such i have had difficulty flattening out my hand to hold a standard mouse. This mouse does a good job at varying your movement for people flirting with repetitive strain injuries. quality built product.
Cons: The mouses tracking is not all that impressive to me. It is essentialy unuseable in games. I also have reservations about recommending it for programs that involve art or design. For word processing and email etc it is more than sufficient.
Summary: I have been a computer programmer for 14 years now. 2 years ago I finally started to get carpal tunnel. It got to the point where I started thinking about a career change. I picked up this mouse after a lot of research, and am glad I did. After just ONE DAY of using this mouse, the pain was gone.
Pros: Solid construction Battery Lasts Forever Wireless works well Carpal Tunnel - GONE!
Summary: I picked this mouse for my company to buy after an ergonomic injury that I am still recovering from(tendon injured). I injured a couple of tendons on the side of my wrist 8 months ago and using a normal mouse hurts. Using this mouse doesn't hurt at all. Worth the money.
Pros: Very ergonomic. After hours of constant mousing, no pain. Easy plug and play. 4 settings on the mouse for sensitivity.
Summary: The scroll bar isn't nearly as bad as I thought would be. It's slightly more rigid than other mice, but the difference is minimal.
Pros: I've used this mouse for only a few days now, and it's great in every way. For the most part, it took a surprisingly small amount of time to get accustomed to—the major aspect I had to get used to was my thumb-placement; otherwise I took to it like a duck in water. The driver installation is easy...
Pros: I've had shooting pains in my right "mousing" hand for years now. I currently work as a PC Tech and was an AutoCAD drafter early on in my career. Consequently, I've literally spent years of my life with a mouse in my right hand. I've tried tons of different ergonomic mice, as well as trackball mi...
Cons: I had difficulty reprogramming the buttons to my liking with the included mouse drive. I was able to do so using X-Mouse Button Control software so it wasn't much of an issue. Would have been better if it worked out of the box, though.