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Tag Archive: malady


Originally posted 2018-11-05 06:10:40. Deep Diving Maladies – High-Pressure Nervous Syndrome by Andy Davis HPNS or High-Pressure Nervous Syndrome (also called High-Pressure Neurological Syndrome)  can onset beyond a depth of 150m/500ft when using heliox or trimix breathing gasses. The severity of High-Pressure Nervous Syndrome is determined by the speed of descent (rate of compression), depth […]

Originally posted 2018-11-05 06:10:36. Deep Diving Maladies – Compression Arthralgia by Andy Davis Compression Arthralgia (also called compression pains)  can onset as shallow as 60m/200ft but becomes more significant as depth/pressure increases.The severity of compression arthralgia is determined by the speed of descent (rate of compression), depth attained (significance of compression) and the level of […]