Maksim Chmerkovskiy: “I Want to Come Back and Win” Dancing With the Stars After Calf Injury
Maksim Chmerkovskiy in on the mend. The Dancing With the Stars pro underwent a procedure on his calf after sustaining an injury while rehearsing with his DWTS season 24 partner, Heather Morris of Glee fame.
Chmerkovskiy sat out competition during week two. Morris performed with Alan Bersten, a professional dancer who has subbed for injured Dancing With the Stars participants in the past, and will again step into the ballroom with the substitute. Chmerkovskiy had a Skype session with Morris and Bersten during their rehearsals to inform them on the latest about his recovery.
“They extracted some of my bone marrow stem cells,” Chmerkovskiy explained to his partner. “Made a concentrate out of that, mixed it with my plasma-rich protein—if that…