Jared Smith, DPT

By breid

Jared graduated from the University of Connecticut in 2015 with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. In 2012, he graduated from UConn with a Bachelor’s degree in Allied Health Sciences. While at UConn, Jared gained experience working with a variety of patients in the orthopedic, acute and short term neurological rehabilitation settings. As a physical therapy student, he completed a clinical rotation at the OPT Wakefield location sparking a strong interest in functional chain reaction biomechanics. Jared also has experience performing physical therapy techniques in short and long term rehabilitation facilities and works well with geriatric population. He lives an active lifestyle enjoying hiking and weightlifting and believes in using exercise to promote a high quality of life at all ages and abilities. As a therapist Jared believes in using a hands on approach combined with a customized functional exercise program to help patients to return to their favorite activities. He completed continuing education for Applied Chain Reaction Biomechanics and certification in Applied Functional Science and currently performs Dry Needling to alleviate musculoskeletal pain and improve function.

 

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