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Got Back Pain? This Suit Could Counteract Spine Problems In Space (And On Earth) - Universe Today
If you’ve ever felt insecure about your height, orbit is a great place to be. Astronaut spines lengthen up to 2.75 inches (7 centimeters) while they’re in microgravity. There are big downsides, however. First there’s the backache. Second, you’re four times as likely to get a slipped disc when you return to Earth. The solution … Continue reading "Got Back Pain? This Suit Could Counteract Spine Problems In Space (And On Earth)"