Which mouse is right for you? Many computer users spend more time using their mouse than they do driving their car. Did you spend time finding the right mouse, or did you just use whichever one was easiest to acquire? A mouse is an important extension of your hand.
I would argue that a good gaming mouse is necessary for good computer ergnomics, particularly for those of us who do design work. Don't go too cheap on your mouse. The mouse shape, size, weight, and technical characteristics are of course obvious factors, but most people don't realize that mouse grip is important for determing which mouse is right for a user. Razer, one of the leading gaming mice manufacturers, describes the different mouse grip styles that people use: