The AimBlade is the kind of ergonomic type product that I would normally not
purchase, but it somehow got my attention when I checked the IndiWEB website. It
gives you a stable position and might prevent RSI. Maybe I'll like it and use
The AimBlade was developed particularly as ergonomic support for the strongly
stressed ranges. If you have a short desk you are constantly scraping your
elbows or wrist over the side. That's when the AimBlade comes into play. Not
only does it act against
, it also gives you a lot more comfort. Do you wonder what the heck is a
repetitive strain injury (RSI)?
We are not designed to remain as sedentary or perform the fine motor
movements for the long uninterrupted hours that we have to do in so many of our
jobs. Evidence suggests that prolonged abnormal posture and repetitive movements
contribute to neck, limbs and back pain. These conditions are collectively known
as overuse syndromes or repetitive stress injury (RSI). RSI is no small matter.
The damage sustained from RSI is due to structural changes in the muscle fiber
as well as due to decreased blood flow. Nerves can also be involved. The
immobile tissue and surrounding inflammation compress the nerve which can cause
numbness or tingling and eventually weakness if the nerve is damaged severely.
The symptoms of RSI include pain, soreness, numbness or tingling in the hands,
wrists or forearms, or clumsiness. If you have any of these symptoms, you should
take them seriously. See a doctor :-]
- better than any chair armrest
- for Low, Mid and HighSense Players suitably
- for right- and left-handed people
- comfortable and stable
- mountable without a tool
- stably by glass fiber reinforcement
- 360 degree swiveling
The package includes the actual AimBlade and the universal holder for your
desk. What's great about the AimBlade is the fact that you can remove the main
part from the holder, or turn it round 360 degrees. The installation is easy,
and no tools are needed (see images). The AimBlade is made from plastic with
glass fiber reinforcements to make it durable.
We've tested the AimBlade over two weeks - to be more exact, my wife
tested it, because the AimBlade is too small for my huge arm :-D. She played The Sims 2
Pets, Titan Quest for a couple of days with the AimBlade installed.
Surprisingly, she liked the AimBlade. Of course, it takes a few hours to get
used to, but once you got used to it, you'll probably like it.
- reduces the risk of having
- takes a few hours/days to get used to
- too small for huge arm
- the logo on the AimBlade it self vaguely disappears after a while
Special thanks to IndiWEB
for providing the AimBlade.