Dancing With the Stars

'Dancing' through the pain: Hough suffers during sibling routine

Oct. 12, 2011 at 11:34 AM ET

Hoofer Derek Hough took the “Dancing With the Stars” stage alongside his little sister, former show-pro-turned-film-star Julianne Hough, Tuesday night. But while the siblings looked to be in top form for their high-energy jive, Derek was just smiling through the pain.

During rehearsal, Derek suffered a dislocated shoulder.

“He popped it back in, but he is still in a lot of pain,” one source told People just before show time.

After the show, Derek confirmed the injury and dismissed it as “just a little ping."

"Yes, I dislocated my shoulder," he told E! News. "This week it was bothering me a little bit. I had pain in my neck and I was overcompensating and it went into my shoulder."

Just keep that in mind as you watch him swing his arms and lift Julianne over his head in this “Dancing” clip:

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