Jacob Spiro, PT

  • Physical Therapy


Jacob Spiro, PT, is a UW Health physical therapist. He has advanced training and expertise in preventing and caring for sports injuries. Jacob treats ankle, knee, shoulder and hip injuries in athletes of all ages and skill levels.

Jacob offers education and training to prevent sports-related injuries and promote post-injury and post-operative rehabilitation. His specialties include managing conditions commonly associated with field sports. He’s also skilled in dry needling, which involves inserting fine needles into the skin and muscles. Dry needling can help treat pain, muscle strains and other conditions.

Part of Jacob’s personalized approach to care includes assessing athletic motion, form, muscle strength and endurance. He shows athletes how to practice and compete safely and effectively while lowering their risk of injuries.

As a certified bike fitter, Jacob customizes a bicycle’s fit to the rider. He adjusts seat height, handlebar positions and other bicycle mechanics to enhance comfort and performance and reduce cycling-related pain.

In his free time, Jacob coaches ultimate frisbee at high school and semi-professional levels. He enjoys hiking, cycling, weight training and playing ultimate frisbee.

It’s rewarding to have a profession that allows me to stay active, help others and stay involved in sports.

Languages spoken
  • English

Education & credentials

  • Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

Areas of expertise