A tally of the bodily harm inflicted on contestants of the hit reality show, from Brooke Burke's bruised foot to Marie Osmond's fainting spell

By Annie Barrett
March 13, 2009 at 12:00 PM EDT
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  • TV Show
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It’s a backbreaking job (almost literally), and last season it got really hurty. We recount the injuries that have befallen contestants on ABC’s hit hoofing competition.

Marie Osmond

fainting spell

Season 5

Derek Hough

strained neck muscle

Season 6

Cristiáde la Fuente

ruptured bicep

Season 6

Karina Smirnoff

twisted ankle

Season 7

Misty May-Treanor

Achilles’ tendon

Season 7

Susan Lucci

foot fractures

Season 7

Brooke Burke

severe foot bruise

Season 7

Jeffrey Ross

poked in eye by partner’s finger

Season 7

Maurice Greene

hyperextended leg

Season 7

Nancy O’Dell

knee injury

Pre-Season 8

Jewel

tibia fractures

Pre-Season 8

Gilles Marini

tendinitis in shoulder & groin

Pre-Season 8

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  • TV Show
seasons
  • 27
episodes
  • 437
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  • 03/21/11
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  • Richard Hopkins
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