I have been suffering with hand, elbow, arm, shoulder and neck pain for almost 20 years. I have had several hand and shoulder surgeries. I will share with you what I have experienced throughout my life, typing.
I learned how to type in high school on an old manual typewriter. When you type on a manual typewriter you really have to hit the keys hard. I was in typing class and I remember completing the exercises of the key placement and stretches.
The numbers and symbols were harder to reach since you had to stretch your fingers farther. www.lmeckler.com author, Ghost Kids Trilogy. I jumped from a manual typewriter to an electric typewriter.
The typewriter I enjoyed the best was the IBM Selectric 2. They are still around and work fantastic. The new electronic typewriters on the market, today, do not work as well.
Yes, ladies and gentlemen I have worked on office equipment that is probably in museums now. I assure you I am not ready to be put out to pasture. There is still life left in me and enough of my imagination left in my mind to keep writing.