5 Best Mousepads If You Suffer From Carpal Tunnel

If you suffer from Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, but you also need to use a computer a lot, you're potentially in a painful predicament.

Fortunately, there are some inexpensive ways you can at least relieve some of the pressure. One is a wrist rest for your keyboard, the other on your mousepad.

In the case of the latter, here are some excellent choices.

J&G Mousepad with Wrist Support

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For a little under $10, this ergonomic mousepad from J&G comes with a super-comfortable, yet highly supportive memory foam wrist rest.

The mousepad itself is cloth with reinforced edges so you won't accidentally slip off the side. There's also an anti-slip base so you'll always be rock steady, comfortable and supported.

It's also backed by a 3-year warranty, which isn't bad at all for such an affordable product.

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Belkin WaveRest gel mousepad

Belkin Waverest

This mousepad from Belkin is a great price at around $8 and combines a rubber, non-slip base with a cloth surface, so you get stability and excellent tracking for your mouse.

The important part is the gel wrist rest to raise and support your wrist and relieve the pressure that can aggravate your Carpal Tunnel.

Belkin also supports this mousepad with a 1-year warranty, so you get peace of mind even on a budget product.

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CushionCare keyboard wrist rest and mousepad

What's better than just a great mousepad? How about a bundle with a keyboard wrist rest as well? That's what CushionCare has here, and it's great value at around $14.

Both are durable and long lasting with memory foam cushions compared to gel which is not only more comfortable but offers stronger support since it contours better to your wrist.

And you also get a 3-year warranty, can't say fairer than that.

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Gimars Memory Foam Set


If you already have a good mousepad that you like using, you don't have to go and replace the whole thing. This set from Gimars will add a wrist rest to your current keyboard and mousepad for around $11.

The set ticks all the right boxes, too. Breathable fabric, memory foam cushions and non-slip bases so you'll be sturdy, supported and comfortable.

Additionally, the mousepad wrist rest is curved rather than straight to fit the contours of your wrist and hand better. All backed up by a money-back guarantee, so there's no reason not to give it a try.

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Razer Vespula V2

Razer Vespula

Being a PC gamer with Carpal Tunnel is tough, but there's no reason you should compromise on a high-quality gaming surface that also supports your wrist.

The Razer Vespula is quite pricey at $40, but it's a top-class, dual-sided mousepad with enhanced tracking and a large surface so you won't be falling off at the critical moment,

The wrist rest has been specially designed to offer the sort of comfort, and support gamers will need, and if you also use a Razer mouse, you'll have pre-installed calibration data in Razer Synapse.

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