I don’t have carpel tunnel *knock on wood* but I have discovered something else. Programmer’s pinky. I was formally trained how to type. As I assume most people are these days who attend school. But like most people, I assume, my typing isn’t perfect. I don’t hit all the keys with the right fingers. My form isn’t perfect I suppose but I still manage a respectable 70 wpm last time I checked, so I’m not really worried about it. On the same hand though the other day I was converting some SQL files from our old database to out new one and I was using ctl + c, ctl + v, ctl + x, etc. so much that my pinky was actually sore the next day. The problem stems alot from the fact that I always use my left pinky for the Ctrl key no matter which side of keyboard the other key is on. I guess that’s one habit I’m going to have to retrain myself on.
Enjoy the Penguins!