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The Ministry of Funny Walks

Total Credits: 1 including 1 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

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TOMA - Texas
Raul Marin, MD
1 Hour
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This presentation will begin with discussion about gait nomenclature, phases, the six determinants of gait, and cane ambulation biomechanics. Subsequently, the presenter will proceed to demonstrate various types of abnormal gait in a Socratic question and answer style to elucidate the pathological determinants and the diagnoses of each gait abnormality.

Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand the biomechanics of gait
  2. Become familiar with the clinical significance of the 6 determinants of gait
  3. Assess abnormal gait patterns based on the 6 determinants of gait

Statement of Accreditation
The Texas Osteopathic Medical Association (TOMA) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. TOMA designates this program for a maximum of 1 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.

Grievance Policy
All grievances may be directed to TOMA's Executive Director at All grievances will receive an initial response within 30 days of receipt.  If the participant does not receive a satisfactory response, they can submit a complaint to the Bureau of Osteopathic Education of the AOA at 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.



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COL (Ret.) Raul Marin MD was born and raised in Puerto Rico and after graduation from high school, he obtained his BA from Gettysburg College (PA) in 1983 and then his MD from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine in 1987. He did his transitional internship in Brooke Army Medical Center (AMC) and his Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R) residency at Walter Reed AMC (1993). In 1999 he completed his Medical Research Fellowship at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research. During his academic career, Dr. Marin published three scientific abstracts, sixteen scientific papers, and one book chapter. His assignments have included: Aviation Medicine Battalion Surgeon (1988-1989), PM&R staff (Landstuhl, Germany 1993-1998), PM&R teaching staff (Walter Reed 1998-2008), Uniformed Services University for the Health Sciences Associate Professor of Neurology 2004-2008 & Assistant Professor of Medicine 1999-2008), and Assistant Chief of the Department of Clinical Investigations (Walter Reed 2001-2003). In 2003 he deployed for one year with the 101st Airborne Division to Operation Iraqi Freedom. Upon his return he assumed the responsibilities of teaching staff in the PM&R residency and as Chair of the Walter Reed Institutional Review Board. He was also appointed Medical Director of the Walter Reed Gait Laboratory. After his retirement from active duty service, he became a civil servant as the PM&R physician at the Center for the Intrepid, the Military’s premier rehabilitation center in San Antonio and subsequently an Associate Professor at the University of the Incarnate Word School of Osteopathic Medicine in San Antonio, Texas. Military awards include, among others, the Army Air Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), Army Commendation Medal (5 Oak Leaf Clusters), Army Achievement Medal (1 Oak Leaf Cluster), and the Combat Medical Badge. 

Dr. Marin discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.



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