We’re proud to announce that our clinic and clients raised $764.30 for the Greater Vancouver Food Bank!
Royal City Health & Manual Therapy is proud to have 4 more articles published in the New Westminster Record.
Together with Royal City Health & Manual Therapy we raised $710.00!
A big thank you to our staff for generously donating income from their treatments to the Empty Stocking Fund. Donations were matched by Royal City Health & Manual Therapy to raise a total of $1420.00 for needy kids in BC!
We’re thrilled to have been voted Best physiotherapy clinic in New Westminster for 2016
Thank you to all of our wonderful patients and clients who helped us receive this recognition.
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*copied from the New Westminster Record.
Check out these services we have recently added!
- Personal Training combined with massage therapy.
- Vestibular rehabilitation (treatment for dizziness)
- Physiotherapy with acupuncture
- Clinical Counselling
- Custom Orthotics
For more information see services or to book an appointment call 604-524-4446.
By: Jessica Wang, B.Sc., RD
Some nutrients will help heal faster and more efficiently from injury.
According to Canada’s Food Guide, the four food groups are: Vegetables and Fruit, Grain Products, Milk and Alternatives and Meat and Alternatives. A balanced meal is choosing at least three out of the four food groups.
- Excess fat stored in the body can increase inflammation in the body. Fats are essential so choose healthier fats and limit bad fats.
- There are three main types of fat: saturated, polyunsaturated, and monounsaturated. Saturated fat is bad because it is utilized in your body in a different manner than monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats. Good fats include: fish, hemp, flax and walnuts.
- Decrease the overall saturated fat in your meal plan by choosing lean cuts of meat, low fat milk and alternatives such as Essential Cheese (low fat cheese).
- Limit foods with refined sugars, such as foods with added sugar, baked goods, and sweetened beverages. Choose whole grains, such as steel cut oats, brown rice, quinoa, and barley most often. Have protein with each meal because it helps to slow digestion and is better for inflammation.
- Nutrients found in fruits (pineapple), vegetables (dark leafy greens and carrots), herbs and spices (cinnamon, ginger, turmeric) are anti-inflammatory.
- Vit C helps with wound healing and collagen production
- Brussels sprouts, papaya, citrus fruits, tomatoes, melons, berries, red peppers, broccoli
- Vit E
- Almonds, eggs, hazelnuts, peanut butter, wheat germ, dark green vegetables, whole grains, beans
For more information or to book an appointment with the Registered Dietitian, contact us today.