In a Skype call with his Dancing with the Stars celebrity partner Heather Morris and her fill-in pro, Alan Bersten, Maks Chmerkovskiy explains the procedure he had done to mend his injured calf. From People magazine
“I had a procedure done which is basically they extracted some of my bone marrow stem cells [and] made a concentrate out of that. [They] mixed it with my plasma-rich protein, if that means anything to anybody out there. They injected it back into my calf.
“What happens is, when you have these sort of tears, this kind of liquid what it does is fills in little cracks and anything that is torn. So it starts to regenerate tissue and send all these signals to it and start the healing from the inside.
“I still feel like we have a chance and you deserve it. I want to give you 150 percent effort and be physically as active as I was at my best when nothing hurt. I want to come back and win!”
The pro dancer injured his calf while rehearsing the jive for Dancing with the Stars week 2.
Watch the skype call below:
Here’s an update from fellow pro and fiancée Peta Murgatroyd. She’s partnered with the Bachelor, Nick Viall.
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