Using a mouse that's not the right fit can lead to hand/wrist fatigue, strain, and pain. This overuse can also cause long-term injuries such as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI). If you have been experiencing these symptoms, switching to a left handed ergonomic mouse may help relieve the discomfort and prevent future injuries from occurring.
The best ergonomic mouse designs elevate and support your hand in a natural position that's closer to the natural grip of a bicycle handle or basketball. This neutral upright angle, like that of a handshake, eliminates the twisting motion blamed for some repetitive stress injuries. Some of our favourites feature a vertical design, such as the Evoluent Vertical Mouse, which looks just like a traditional mouse turned on its side but supports your hand at the optimal 57deg angle to reduce wrist stress throughout the day.
Another option is the Logitech Lift Vertical, which comes in both left- and right-handed models and is sculpted to comfortably rest your fingers against quiet-click buttons. The Lift is a little taller than some of our other picks, but its broad base keeps it stable and its adjustable thumb button placement can be customized to suit your hand size.
For an even more versatile model, consider the SteelSeries Sensei Ten, which is designed for both left- and right-handed users. This mouse has an impressive sensor and offers a ton of customizability, including the ability to set your preferred DPI (Dots Per Inch), so you can tailor tracking accuracy to your specific needs.