Approach Post-DCS Therapy With Care

Despite notable advances by various medical insurers and professional organizations, recompression treatment and, even more so,  hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT)  remain open to abuse by uninformed, unqualified and unscrupulous practitioners. The following inquiry I received a while back is a prime example: **** Dear Doc, My friend was treated for DCI in Belize. He complained … Read more

Attitude and Awareness: Honing The Survival Edge

Rarely does everything go exactly the way we want it to in life: business, diving and especially take-out food. That’s okay, because the serendipitous events of the unexpected can sometimes be a great learning experience. Or they can be yet another episode in natural selection. Anticipation is, of course, a first line of awareness that … Read more