As the preview for Grey's Anatomy Season 9, Episode 12: "Walking on a Dream" reveals, Arizona (Jessica Capshaw) is going to suffer from phantom pain in her leg this week. This has made some fans worry that something bad could happen to the beloved doc.

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However, showrunner Shonda Rhimes has assured fans that they should not be afraid about Arizona this week.

That makes sense to us. Phantom pain is a real phenomena that can certainly cause major emotional and physical distress, but there's no reason to think Arizona is in true danger. This is just yet another complication she will have to learn to work through.

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Catch the next new episode of Grey’s Anatomy on Thursday, January 24, 2013, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on ABC.

Source: @ShondaRhimes