Holly Paczan Profile

Holly Paczan, PT, MPT, NCS

Position Therapy Manager, Legs + Walking Lab
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About Me

About Me

Holly Paczan, PT, MPT, NCS is currently the Therapy Manager for the Legs + Walking Lab at the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab where her clinical focus is on vestibular and gait. Prior to that, she was a physical therapist at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago on the Stroke Unit. Her clinical experience includes 10 years of practice specializing in the management of stroke and brain injury patients and she served as Stroke Program Specialist from 2012-2017. She has been involved in research regarding the treatment of Pusher Syndrome and high intensity gait training post-stroke and has presented on topics related to Pusher Syndrome, Vestibular Impairments and Locked-In Syndrome at ACRM and previous RIC Stroke Courses.


Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

355 East Erie

Chicago, IL 60611

Education & Professional Associations


    1999 - 2003
    Bachelor of Science - Biology, Trinity University
    2005 - 2007
    Physical Therapy, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Honors & Awards

  • Stroke Program Specialist
    RIC, 2012 - 2017

Certificates & Licenses

  • Neurological Certified Specialist

Research Interests

  • Gait Training Post-Stroke
  • Pusher's Syndrome
  • Vestibular Impairments Post-Stroke