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What Is The Most Common Injury in Scuba Diving?

Common Injuries in Scuba Diving Ear Pain Ear pain is also known as ear squeeze. This occurs that when the diver goes deeper underwater. So the outer environment pressure increases, while the pressure in the middle ear is "squeezed" by the increasing pressure of the water from outside. Decompression Sickness Also known as the "the bends". This is caused by a rapid decrease in pressure that surrounds you, of either air or water causing the body's tissues to absorb more nitrogen. Panicking Panic is one of the leading causes of death and injury to scuba divers. The worrying thing is that the majority of cases are preventable. Simply the diver would have survived or wouldn't have been injured if they didn't panic. The Scientific Underwater Fact Did You Know? in 1943, Jacques Sound travels five times Cousteau invented faster underwater than in air, Scuba gear calling his which makes it almost cylinder the aqualung impossible to establish where sound is coming from, as we rely on the time Also, scuba stands for "Self contained underwater breathing difference between our ears appartus". to do so READ MORE ON XPLOREDIVE.COM

What Is The Most Common Injury in Scuba Diving?

shared by ramblingj17 on Feb 13
Scuba diving accidents do happen but they are fairly rare. Diving is safe as long as you follow a simple set of rules just like driving a car. Scuba divers are at risk of injury and there are some com...


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