Astronauts get bad backs too

Astronauts returning to Earth often come back with more than they bargained on – a dodgy back.

Up to half of all astronauts complain about back pain while circumnavigating the globe, in the weightless, microgravity of environments like the International Space Station.

Back on Earth, there’s not much improvement once they clamber out of the landing capsule, as astronauts have more than four times the risk of a herniated