Detection of Caisson disease

Detection of Caisson disease

The most common manifestations of caisson disease are joint pain and numbness. The following is: muscle weakness and inability to empty the bladder. Severe caesarean section is easy to identify because the signs and symptoms are clearly visible. However, most caesarean section manifests itself as mild joint pain […]

Caisson disease

Caisson disease

Caeson's disease is the result of inadequate decompression followed by exposure to high pressure. In some cases, Caeson's disease is not severe and does not pose an immediate threat. Otherwise, serious damage may occur; and when this happens, the sooner treatment is started, the better the chances of […]

Caisson disease

Caisson disease: What is it and how to treat it?

The term caisson disease, or decompression sickness, is used to describe a disease that occurs when the pressure on the body drops. For example, what happens to your body when you jump out after diving. Decompression sickness includes two diseases, one of which is caisson disease […]

What is a DIR (Doing It Right) system

The DIR system is based on attitudes and values towards diving, it is not just a system of diving equipment, as many divers think. Diving is a great hobby and it must be done safely. By "safety" is meant that the diver does not assume unnecessary risks that are […]

The diving instructor entangles and drowns in his career

On March 11 this year, Dorothea's quarry in the UK took another diver. The tragically dead are Paula Blakemore, IANTD Advanced Recreational Trimix and Rebreather Instructor from New Frontier Diving School in Manchester, which has three daughters and a husband left in the house. She and her […]

Why start diving?

How deep was that last lobe? Were sharks visible? Were any treasures found? These and other questions are usually asked by divers when they return from a trip. I can usually answer this: divers usually don't dive too deep, […]

Global warming threatens to destroy corals in the Virginia Islands

NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) warns: The coral reefs of the Virginia Islands are once again in danger of extinction. ST. CROIX, VIRGIN ISLANDS (August 23, 2006) - Scientists, along with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, have issued a warning to scuba divers and fishermen to see if there are any signs of coral […]

Underwater orienteering athlete

Underwater orienteering

Underwater orienteering is one of the underwater sports in Latvia. We invite Latvian underwater athletes and underwater sports diving veterans to apply, due to the accumulation of historical memories! Call 22077202 (Walter) or send a message using the contact form. What is Underwater Orienteering? Underwater orienteering is a type of sports competition that combines underwater […]

Diving history at its core

For centuries, women and men have been training to breathe underwater, or "free diving." Indirect evidence comes from the origins of underwater artifacts found on land (such as mother-of-pearl patterns) as well as images of divers depicted in prehistoric drawings. Divers in ancient Greece […]

Decompression sickness

Decompression sickness

Medical explanation for decompression sickness: lat. de prefix, which means separation, lowering, + compressio compression sickness conditions that result from a sharp drop in ambient pressure. Who can get decompression sickness? DECOMPRESSION DISEASE can affect divers and caisson workers as well as pilots. […]