Child & Family Development Child & Family Development

February 23, 2016

Karate-based physical therapy with Amy Sturkey LPT C/NDT

Amy Sturkey LPT C/NDT is an experienced and highly trained physical therapist with more than 25 years of experience helping children, teens and young adults in Charlotte. For a limited time, she is offering KARATE-BASED PHYSICAL THERAPY at the Midtown office of Child and Family Development.  


OBJECTIVES: This group has been a historic favorite in the community and our practice! It is led by a Black Belt instructor and Amy.  Groups are formed according to skill level with age and size taken into consideration to ensure the best opportunity for success and homogeneity.  A participant must be able to follow directions and not display aggression towards self or others. Groups are limited to 2 participants at this time.  Karate-based physical therapy addresses difficulties in:

  • Attention
  • Balance
  • Coordination
  • Motor Planning
  • Sensory Processing
  • Strength
  • Timing

SCHEDULE: Groups meet weekly for up to 12 weeks, starting in February 2016. 

COST: Families may use available insurance benefits for some services or pay privately. 

CONTACT:, 704-332-4834 ext. 114

Click here for a flyer about karate groups.