Law & Order: Special Victims Unit star Mariska Hargitay has shared an uplifting health update following her nasty fall back in July, which caused her to break her right ankle.
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Just two months on from the horrific accident, the actress - who has been playing Captain Olivia Benson on the NBC drama for more than 20 years - has revealed that she is able to walk again without the use of crutches.
Taking to Instagram this week, the 57-year-old actress shared a joyful video of herself walking around the show's police station set as filming for season 23 continues.
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In the clip, which she addressed to her co-star Christopher Meloni, who now heads up spinoff series Law & Order: Organized Crime, she said: "Hey Chris, It's me, Marsha. I've got some really exciting news. Are you ready? Look at me walking around. Look at me walking around with no boot."
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She continued: "That's right, I can walk in here on my own. I'm feeling so good I just had to tell someone because it's been a while since I've been walking around without any aids, if you know what I mean, so I just thought I'd show you my feet because you know what they are today? Happy feet!"
Mariska has been wearing a cast on her foot since July after breaking her ankle
Last month when filming for the much-loved police procedural's upcoming season commenced, Mariska was still wearing a cast on her foot, which caused the showrunners to have to make a few rewrites to include an explanation for her lack of mobility.
Speaking to TV Line, a representative for the show revealed that while the actress won't be shown walking with crutches on screen, her injury will "be addressed in the season premiere."
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It means that the action-packed two-hour season 23 premiere - which will air at 8pm on 23 September on NBC - may feature less Liv than originally planned.
As previously reported, the actress broke her ankle while in the Hamptons in early July. According to Page Six, she fell during a movie screening of Black Widow. An ambulance was called and she was taken to hospital after she tripped in the rain after watching the new Marvel release.
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