Samantha Magnani, PT, DPT
Is a licensed Physical Therapist at the Westlake Village Vargo PT clinic and holds a Doctorate of Physical Therapy. Dr. Magnani has experience working with orthopedic related injuries. She has a passion for evaluating and developing a plan of care based on current research to help achieve each patient’s individual goals.
Dr. Magnani received her Bachelors degree in Exercise Science with an emphasis in Physical Therapy from Grand Canyon University while being a full time student athlete in Swimming. As team captain, she became a 12x NCAA All American Swimmer and 8x RMAC Champion. She then completed her Doctorate in Physical Therapy at California State University, Northridge. She is CPR/BLS certified and working towards her ASTYM certification.
When not working, she enjoys spending her free time outdoors at the beach, swimming, running, skiing, sky diving and trying new recipes in the kitchen.
Jesse Young, PT, MPT, OCS
is the Clinical Director at the San Fernando clinic. He is a local product, having graduated from Bishop Alemany High School, which is less than 2 miles from the clinic. Mr. Young has been a PT since 2011. He has a vast array of orthopedic experience treating spine, upper, and lower extremity. He earned an APTA Specialist Certification in Orthopaedics (OCS) in 2018. Mr. Young is also ASTYM certified for the treatment of muscle and tendon acute and chronic issues.
Mr. Young received his Bachelor’s degree in kinesiology and his Master’s degree in Physical Therapy from California State University, Northridge. He has also completed additional educational courses in spine rehabilitation and movement science. Prior to coming to Vargo PT he worked as a sports physical therapist intern with the Los Angeles Dodgers where he helped to diagnose and treat extensive acute injury management and baseball-specific rehabilitation.
A triathlete himself, Mr. Young completed the Arizona Ironman in 2011. He enjoys treatment of competitive endurance athletes, along with recreational weekend warriors. In addition to personal fitness, he enjoys golf, baseball, outdoor activities, and spending time with his wife and three young children.