Rick Mercer visits West Park The Rick Mercer Report features Prosthetics and Amputation Rehab

On Jan. 17, 2017 CBC's The Rick Mercer Report profiled West Park Healthcare Centre's Prosthetics and Amputation Rehabilitation services and how they help people get their lives back.

The segment includes interviews with employees and patients, all infused with Rick's Mercer's unique comedic style.

Photos by Michal Grajewski

Rick helped build a prosthetic limb and showcased some of the most advanced prosthetic technology.

Photos by Michal Grajewski

Although one element of Rick's visit - partaking in a sitting volleyball demonstration with West Park patients and staff - was not included in the aired episode, all the participants and staff/students of the nearby York Humber High School had a great time.

Photo by Michal Grajewski

Thank you to Rick Mercer and the CBC for shining a light on these essential services and showing how they help people get their lives back.

To learn more about these services, visit the links below.

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