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Who We Are

Dr. Angel Young, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Angel Young is the owner of Bodylove Physiotherapy & Pilates. After moving with her family to the Bastrop/Smithville area in 2022, she started Bodylove in order to bring high quality physical therapy care to Bastrop County.


Angel earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Texas State University in 2018. She received her Bachelor's degree from the University of Texas at Austin's McCombs School of Business in 2004. She is a certified Pilates instructor through the internationally-renowned Polestar Pilates,

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which specializes in teaching a blend of Pilates and Feldenkreis for rehabilitation. Prior to starting Bodylove, she worked as a physical therapist at the Center for Healing and Regenerative Medicine (CHARM) in Austin serving patients with a wide range of orthopedic conditions and with a special emphasis in complex chronic pain conditions and Ehler's Danlos Syndrome (EDS). She has also completed clinical affiliations with Symmetry Physical Therapy and Austin Manual Therapy where she gained extensive experience in treating acute and chronic pain and post-surgical cases through manual therapy. She has advanced training in dry needling and Fascial Manipulation. 

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Angel's passion and professional focus is working with those suffering from chronic pain using a holistic approach grounded by the latest developments in pain research. Her interest stems from her own battle with chronic pain and her experience as a dancer and yoga/Pilates practitioner, which have affirmed to her the power of movement to heal the body and mind. Angel approaches her work with patients with the goal

of developing body awareness and rediscovering the pleasure of movement in order to move smarter not just stronger.

Angel previously volunteered as a movement facilitator with the Austin-based nonprofit Truth Be Told where she worked with incarcerated women at the Lockhart Correctional Facility teaching them to tell and process their stories through the creative practice of Authentic Movement. 

Angel lives with her husband and 3-year old daughter on a ranch in Smithville, Texas where she spends her free time gardening, taking nature walks, and killing bull nettle. 

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