Law & Order star Mariska Hargitay reveals she broke her knee, fractured ankle and suffered torn ligament

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Law & Order: SVU actress Mariska Hargitay recently suffered multiple leg injuries (Picture: Virginia Sherwood/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)

Law & Order: SVU star Mariska Hargitay had to be hospitalized for multiple leg injuries, the actress revealed on Instragram.

Taking to Instagram on Wednesday that she is on the road to recovery after she had to go to a hospital for special surgery due to her long list of injuries.

Alongside a snap of herself wearing her braces, the 57-year-old wrote: ‘#ThatFeelingWhen, you go to the doctor, get an MRI and find out that you have a broken knee, a hairline fracture in your ankle, and a torn ligament.

‘It’s always a good idea to go to the doctor. Immediately. #ListenToYourBody #TrustTheExperts #StayStrong #InOtherKneeNews #BustingPerpsWithBustedKnees #BraceYourself #NotTheBeesKnees #TheQueenBeesKnees’.

The actress was keen to look at the positive side as she continued: ‘Great news is I don’t need surgery🙏🏻 💃🏻 #YouShouldSeeTheOtherGuy😜 thanks for all the love folks! Just so you know this is did NoT happen at work!’

Friends and fans alike showered Mariska with support in the comments section as singer Demi Lovato stated: ‘Omg!! Feel better!!’

Celebrity hairdresser Mara Rosza commented: ‘What!?!? You are such a trooper.’

Actress Cynthia Erivo wrote, ‘oh my goodness! I’m so sorry!!!, while Debra Messing exclaimed: ‘HONEY!!!!!! Nooooooooooooo!!!!!!’

You actress Kathryn Gallagher added: ‘#braceyourself is really doing it for me rn these hashtags are some of your finest.’

‘I will carry you everywhere…..’Ali WentWorth commented.

The actress, who is married to Younger star Peter Hermann, has received support from friends in real life as well.

On May 18, she shared a pic of herself with her Oscar-winning pal Hilary Swank as she stated: ‘My girl @hilaryswank came to see me and it meant the world.’

Law & Order: SVU and Organized Crime air Thursdays on NBC.

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