Jon Bon Jovi Injures Leg At New Jersey Concert

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - MAY 26: Bon Jovi performs at New Meadowlands Stadium on May 26, 2010 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

Maybe he had "Something For The Pain," but Jon Bon Jovi was able to finish a concert in his home state of New Jersey despite tearing a calf muscle toward the end of the show.

Bon Jovi injured himself during the band's 2 1/2-hour concert at the New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford on Friday night. He then limped back on the stage for an encore, "Livin' On A Prayer."

Video: Bon Jovi at the Meadowlands

A spokeswoman says the band does not anticipate canceling any dates on the rest of its summer stadium tour.

YouTube video shows the 48-year-old singer limping back and forth across the stage, occasionally flexing his foot as he assures the crowd he's OK.

"I'm old, what can I tell you?" he says.

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