DWTS Jodie Sweetin Will Dance Through Injury Tonight

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Dancing with the Stars celebrity contestant, Jodie Sweetin, endured a painful ankle injury last week during a rehearsal with her pro-partner Keo Motsepe. A subsequent trip to the hospital left questions about whether the Fuller House star would be well enough to dance week.

Fear not Jodie fans, with a few modifications, the pair will be taking the stage tonight to perform their tribute to Pink’s stunning 2012 American Music Awards performance of “Try.”

From Jodie’s weekly People DWTS blog:

It was while we were trying out one of the lifts that we fell, and I instantly knew something was very wrong.

The pain was so intense. I thought, “I’ve broken a bone. That’s it. I’m done in the competition.”

I can handle pain and knew no matter what, my body would heal. What I was really worried about was what it meant for me being able to continue on DWTS.

They took me to the hospital to check me out. I got X-rays, and luckily it’s just a bad bone bruise. The doctor told me that it would be painful if I wasn’t careful, but I was allowed to return to rehearsal.

I definitely was really nervous to get back in the rehearsal room. Even before my injury, we were only able to rehearse the dance a couple of times the full way through each day because of the physical strain it was putting on our bodies. But now that I was injured, we had to be even more careful.

The doctor wasn’t lying, it does hurt. But if I’m careful not to step on it a certain way, I can get through the routine just fine.

So there you have it. Jodie Sweetin & Keo Motsepe will take the stage tonight to compete for your votes. Make sure to join Frankie as he live blogs all the performances beginning at 8 pm ET

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