Health

From aquatics to volleyball, a whopping 26 of the 60 sections in our Kidsguide Directory list tons of places and ideas for getting your kids up and moving.

Besides building your bond and teaching healthy habits, exercising together has benefits you may have never imagined. It powers your heart and lungs, strengthens your muscles and bones and even sharpens your reflexes, balance and coordination. Daily activity also helps keep your weight in check, boosts your immune system and protects you from diseases like diabetes and even cancer.

And don’t forget brain power. Regular exercise can help kids sleep better at night, stay focused in class, get better grades and keep their cool under pressure. It’ll even give them energy to spare for after school sports, music lessons and hobbies.

Check out the resources below to help your kids stay healthy from teeth to toes. Health service providers and resources for low-cost services. Also see “Dentists and Orthodontists” and “Pediatrics.” For additional resources, see our current issue.

Chang Orthodontics

Their goal is to provide patients with the right combination of advanced orthodontic technology and a personal human touch. By placing an emphasis on communication, they strive to ensure every patient understands what it takes to make a healthy, beautiful smile.

Connie Wax, LCSW #27430 Individual, Couple, Family & Child Counselor

Specializing in therapy for gifted and talented children, adults and their families, Connie is committed to assisting parents in navigating the often rough waters of child rearing.

Inner Space Yoga – Prenatal, Baby and Me, Toddler and Youth Yoga

Yoga helps kids, 6 weeks – 12 years, harness their energy, focus their minds and navigate life’s challenges. Santa Ana’s premier yoga studio offers classes from Prenatal, to Baby & Me, Toddler & Me, and three different big kids classes, to accommodate even the busiest schedules. First class is free!

Kidsguide SchoolGuide Winter 2017

Check out some of the best schools and tutoring services in Long Beach Metro and Orange County.

Lice Clinics of America

Lice Clinics of America is the largest network of lice treatment centers in the world. Their clinic is the exclusive regional operator of the only FDA cleared medical device clinically proven to kill both head lice and lice eggs.

Low-Cost Health Services and Resources

Various agencies that provide referrals or services for medical and/or dental care to low-income families. Bilingual.

Mark A. Garlington D.D.S. Othodontics for Children and Adults

At Garlington Orthodontics, you are always greeted with a smile and a warm welcome when you set foot in their office. They take pride in providing the best care in both a friendly and comfortable environment.

O.C.’s Hair Police

O.C.’s Hair Police provides manual removal and heat dehydration head lice eradication services. They have two locations, as well as in-home options available to the communities of families throughout Orange County and the surrounding areas.

Pediatric Medical Center

PMC provides comprehensive medical care for patients from birth through college with special expertise in: school underachievement and complex diagnostic and management problems.

Stephen C. Kim, DDS, MSD, APC and Raymond M. Sugiyama, DDS MS

For over thirty years, their practice has successfully helped residents of Orange and Los Angeles Counties in achieving the smile of their dreams. Doctors Kim and Sugiyama, along with a friendly and caring staff, are committed to providing the highest quality orthodontic care in a professional and comfortable environment.