July 20th, 2011
03:29 PM ET
Eric Dane's not a doctor - he only plays one on TV - but he does know when it's time to seek treatment.
A rep for the "Grey's Anatomy" star confirmed to CNN that he has "voluntarily checked himself into a treatment facility to help him get off pain medication that he was prescribed for a sports injury that he suffered over the recent hiatus."
Star magazine reported that the 38-year-old had checked in to a Los Angeles rehabilitation clinic for a 30-day stay, as posted on RadarOnline. According to a "friend," the actor felt he "had too much to lose," seeing that his wife Rebecca Gayheart is pregnant with their second child. The couple already has a one-year-old daughter, Billie Beatrice.
According to the site, "Grey's" resumed production on July 19, and his rep says that Dane "reports back to work this week. Business as usual."
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