'Dancing With the Stars': Partners Derek Hough and Shawn Johnson both injured

Shawn Johnson's knee sprain was a major storyline on "Dancing With the Stars: All-Stars" -- especially since a knee injury ended her gymnastics career. What the show didn't reveal, however, is that her pro partner, Derek Hough, was also dancing through pain. While icing his neck backstage after Monday night's (Oct. 29) country-themed performance, the three-time champ revealed that he suffers from a bulging disc in his vertebrae, which flared up earlier that day. "I've had it for a couple years," he told us, "but once it flares up -- like it did today -- it sort of immobilizes me." "I saw him today turn his head and I was like, Uh-oh," added Shawn, who could immediately tell something was wrong. "I was like, What did you do? It slowly got worse." "I danced through it," Hough said, holding a bag of ice under the back of his shirt collar. "A little adrenaline helps out,...


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