Maksim Chmerkovskiy shares injury update, says he won't be dancing with Heather Morris next week on 'DWTS'

Looks like fans of #TeamMaksimumHeat will have to wait at least another week to see Maksim Chmerkovskiy out on the ballroom floor.

After suffering a painful calf injury during rehearsals with his partner, Heather Morris, last week, the 37-year-old dancer took to Instagram on Tuesday, revealing he'll be out again when the dance competition show returns next Monday. Alan Bersten will once again temporarily take his place as Morris' partner.

WATCH: Maksim Chmerkovskiy Suffers Calf Injury While Prepping for Week Two of 'DWTS'

But Maks being Maks was of course incredibly positive in his update to fans, posting a pic of himself from the hospital in a patient gown, gray baseball cap and black sneakers.

"Thank you all for so much love and support! And for having @heatherrelizabethh back with all your votes," he captioned it. "I'm also very excited about her and @alanbersten Tango next week."

"Please rest assured that I'm taking this thing very seriously and, although I don't have a concrete return date, I'll give it my all!" he added. "In the meantime here's me, making bad social media choices."

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Following Monday's show, ET caught up with Maks' fiancée, Peta Murgatroyd, who attempted to describe the "freak accident."

"I don't know what happened," she explained. "His calf just popped, it was very weird."

"You have to stretch, you have to warm up, you have to make sure your body is ready to go," she added, when asked how she's preventing her own injuries. "You have to feed [your body] vitamins, you have to drink a lot of water. You have to take care of yourself. That's the bottom line."

Maksim's brother, Val, who is also competing this season with Fifth Harmony's Normani Kordei, weighed in on the situation, telling ET, "He's good, he's the better bro. He's going to be alright."

"He's just going to get therapy and hopefully recuperate quickly," he continued. "Hopefully the Chmerkovskiy gene is going to kick in and he's going to recover quick."

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NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 16: Maksim Chmerkovskiy celebrates Swiffer's 18th birthday at The Midtown Loft on March 16, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 16: Maksim Chmerkovskiy celebrates Swiffer's 18th birthday at The Midtown Loft on March 16, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 01: 'Dancing with the Stars' castmembers Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Heather Morris visit 'Good Morning America' on March 01, 2017 in New York, NY. (Photo by Josiah Kamau/BuzzFoto via Getty Images)
DANCING WITH THE STARS - MAKSIM CHMERKOVSKIY - The celebrity cast of 'Dancing with the Stars' are donning their glitzy wardrobe and slipping on their dancing shoes as they ready themselves for their first dance on the ballroom floor, as the season kicks off on MONDAY, MARCH 20 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EST), on the ABC Television Network. (Craig Sjodin/ABC via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 09: Peta Murgatroyd (L) and Maksim Chmerkovskiy attend the VALENTINNICOLE fashion show during New York Fashion Week at Lovage on February 9, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images)
BROOKLYN, NY - DECEMBER 18: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Maksim Chmerkovskiy,Peta Murgatroyd, Amber Rose at The McCarren Hotel on December 18, 2016 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Alo Ceballos/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 29: Maksim Chmerkovskiy attends the adidas New York Flagship Preview Party on November 29, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Brian Ach/Getty Images for adidas)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 29: Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Peta Murgatroyd attend New York Knicks vs Memphis Grizzlies game at Madison Square Garden on October 29, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)
DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Episode 2306' - The nine remaining celebrities ready themselves for one of the hottest nights in the ballroom - Latin Night - with each celebrity performing either a rumba, salsa, samba, paso dobl� cha cha or Argentine tango, on 'Dancing with the Stars,' live, MONDAY, OCTOBER 17 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network. (Eric McCandless/ABC via Getty Images) MAKSIM CHMERKOVSKIY, AMBER ROSE
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 01: Dancers Maksim Chmerkovskiy (L) and Peta Murgatroyd attend the Amber Rose SlutWalk 2016 at Pershing Square on October 1, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Amanda Edwards/FilmMagic)
DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Episode 2304' - One of the biggest shows 'Dancing with the Stars' has ever put on will unfold on the ballroom floor, as the 11 remaining celebrities perform big spectacle dances for Cirque du Soleil(r) night, on 'Dancing with the Stars,' live, MONDAY, OCTOBER 3 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network. (Eric McCandless/ABC via Getty Images) MAKSIM CHMERKOVSKIY, AMBER ROSE
Maksim Chmerkovskiy (L) and Peta Murgatroyd during the 2nd Annual Amber Rose SlutWalk Festival in Los Angeles, California. October 1, 2016. (Photo by Ronen Tivony/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Episode 2303A' - The second elimination of the season will take place on 'Dancing with the Stars: The Results,' live, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network. (Eric McCandless/ABC via Getty Images) VALENTIN CHMERKOVSKIY, MAKSIM CHMERKOVSKIY
DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Episode 2302' - The 13 celebrities get ready to dance to some of their favorite TV theme songs as TV Night comes to 'Dancing with the Stars,' live, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network. (Eric McCandless/ABC via Getty Images) TOM BERGERON, AMBER ROSE, MAKSIM CHMERKOVSKIY
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 16: Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Peta Murgatroyd attend the Entertainment Weekly's 2016 Pre-Emmy Party held at Nightingale Plaza on September 16, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - SEPTEMBER 16: TV personality Maksim Chmerkovskiy attends Kari Feinstein's Style Lounge at Siren Studios on September 16, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Rebecca Sapp/WireImage)
DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Episode 2301' - 'Dancing with the Stars' is back with its most dynamic cast yet and ready to hit the ballroom floor. The competition begins with the two-hour season premiere, live, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network. (Eric McCandless/ABC via Getty Images) AMBER ROSE, MAKSIM CHMERKOVSKIY
DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Episode 2301' - 'Dancing with the Stars' is back with its most dynamic cast yet and ready to hit the ballroom floor. The competition begins with the two-hour season premiere, live, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network. (Eric McCandless/ABC via Getty Images) MAKSIM CHMERKOVSKIY, AMBER ROSE
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 07: Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Valentin Chmerkovskiy pose as Season 23 of 'Dancing With The Stars' meets the press at Planet Hollywood Times Square on September 7, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Glikas/Bruce Glikas/Getty Images)
DANCING WITH THE STARS - 'Episodes 2210A' - It's the closest race ever with some of the best dancing celebrities have ever pulled off. Ginger Zee and Valentin Chmerkovskiy, Nyle DiMarco and Peta Murgatroyd, and Paige VanZant and Mark Ballas have one last night of competitive dancing, vying to win the judges' and America's votes to be crowned the 'Dancing with the Stars' champion, culminating an incredible season, announced live TUESDAY, MAY 24 (9:00-11:00 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network. (Eric McCandless/ABC via Getty Images) MAKSIM CHMERKOVSKIY, VALENTIN CHMERKOVSKIY
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 28: Maksim Chmerkovskiy visits AOL Build at AOL Studios on April 28, 2016 in New York, New York. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)
DANCING WITH THE STARS - Episode 2205 - 'America's Switch Up' has really changed up the competition this week, as fan engagement through social media has helped to 'switch up' the nine remaining couples, as the celebrities and professional dancers swap partners, on 'Dancing with the Stars,' live, MONDAY, APRIL 18 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT) on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Adam Taylor/ABC via Getty Images) CARRIE ANN INABA, LEN GOODMAN, MAKSIM CHMERKOVSKIY, BRUNO TONIOLI
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 20: Choreographer Maksim Chmerkovskiy (L) and dancer Tony Dovolani arrive at the Liquid Pool Lounge for the kickoff of Derek Jeter's celebrity invitational at the Aria Resort & Casino on April 20, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Gabe Ginsberg/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JANUARY 21: Professional dancers and TV personalities Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Peta Murgatroyd teach shoppers dance moves to help keep active & fit at JCPenney on January 21, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Desiree Navarro/WireImage)
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