Practical Interventions for Common Gait Deviations in the Neurological and Geriatric Population

Presented by J.J. Mowder-Tinney, PT, PhD, NCS, C/NDT, CSRS, CEEAA

Meet Your Instructor

  • J.J. Mowder-Tinney, PT, PhD, NCS, C/NDT, CSRS, CEEAA
    J.J. Mowder-Tinney, PT, PhD, NCS, C/NDT, CSRS, CEEAA

    J.J. Mowder-Tinney received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Colorado, Boulder and her Master of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Miami in Florida. She completed her doctorate in physical therapy at NOVA Southeastern University. She has more than 20 years of experience in a multitude of clinical settings with the majority of experience with people with neuromuscular deficits. She is certified as a clinical specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS). Dr. Mowder-Tinney has extensive training and is certified in Neuro-Developmental Treatment (NDT). She received her Certified Stroke Rehabilitation Specialist (CSRS) certification from the American Stroke Association and her Certified Exercise Expert in Aging Adults certification from the Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy. She was the recipient of the 2017 Excellence in Education Award from the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy. She is currently an Associate Professor at Nazareth College in the physical therapy department. She teaches the Neuromuscular series that incorporates the onsite pro-bono clinic. In addition, she teaches an advanced neuromuscular elective. She has conducted nationwide seminars on the treatment of aging adults and patients with neurological deficits, spinal cord injuries, balance challenges, and Parkinson's Disease.

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize key components of normal gait
  • Identify priority impairments that result in the most common gait deviations
  • Compare and contrast interventions focused on appropriate impairments to improve gait outcomes


5:00pm-5:20pm Chapter 1: Introduction to Normal Gait
5:20pm-5:40pm Chapter 2: Common Deviations During the Gait Cycle
5:40pm-6:40pm Chapter 3: Gait Deviations and Video Based Interventions for Stroke
6:40pm-6:50pm Break
6:50pm-7:00pm Chapter 4: Deviations with Other Diagnosis
7:00pm-7:40pm Chapter 5: General Gait Deviation Descriptions
7:40pm-7:45pm Break
7:45pm-8:15pm Question and Answer Session