Exceeding Expectations One Patient at a Time

At Back2Front Physiotherapy, we’re committed to providing you with exceptional care in a compassionate and friendly atmosphere. Located in Aberdare, Back2Front Physiotherapy is known to be the best Physiotherapy Clinic in the area. We believe that our patients deserve the best care, and we make an effort to make sure you always feel welcome and at ease.

Back2Front Physiotherapy was formed in 2012 with the directive of providing top quality physiotherapy treatment to the people in the South Wales Valleys. We now have unrivaled rehabilitation services to treat your needs.

Alongside the physiotherapy business, six successful Pilates classes have been running in the Aberdare area. The long term success relies on the confidence of you, our patients, to contact us with your debilitating conditions in order for us to relieve your pain. 

Whether you’re coming in for an assessment or a more complex treatment regimen, our dedicated team of physiotherapists have the skills and resources to manage all your health needs. We can’t wait to help you feel better today.

Meet The Team

Our Therapists

Christopher Watts

Lead Physiotherapist & APPI Pilates Instructor

Chris qualified from the University of Southampton in 2010. Since then, he has worked in physiotherapy’s private sector at various locations throughout South Wales.


Chris is vastly experienced with treating many sporting athletes including rugby, football, hockey, runners and cyclists, utilising a bio-mechanical approach to improve function, reduce pain and return the patient to pre-injury function.

Ioannis Athanasaidis


Ioannis completed his BSc in Physiotherapy in Greece in 2014 and has since completed his Masters Degree in Physiotherapy, at Cardiff University.


Ioannis joined our team in 2018 having been working within GP surgeries and private practice in South Wales since the completion of his masters. He has a keen interest in chronic back pain and is here to help you to turn your back on pain.

Clare Riddiford

Massage Therapist

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Clare joined Back2Front Physiotherapy in 2019 as a Massage Therapist. Previously she has worked from Cardiff City Football Academy as well as a 5 Star Spa as a Holistic Therapist.

She has had over 10 years experience in Aromatherapy, Swedish, Deep Tissue, Pregnancy and Sports Massage along with Reflexology and Hot Stones. Why not take those stresses and strains away and ease those muscle aches and pains by booking a treatment to suit your needs.

Our Admin Team

Nia Williams

Practice Administrator

Nia joined Back2front Physiotherapy in 2019 and works part time at the clinic.


Nia is one of the friendly faces sat on our reception desk ready to answer your calls and welcome you to the clinic. Nia is in charge of our social media accounts and takes care of the day to day running of the clinic.

Lynne Davies

Practice Administrator

Lynne joined Back2Front Physiotherapy in 2019 and works part time at the clinic.

Lynne is well known in Aberdare following her career in teaching. She works towards the latter part of the week and will be one of the faces you meet and voices you hear as you contact us.

Emily Boyce

Practice Administrator

Emily also joined Back2Front Physiotherapy in 2019 and works 2 evenings a week at the clinic.

Emily is in college at present undertaking her A levels with the view of going to university to study Law. She will provide the warm welcome as you attend the evening Pilates classes







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01685 878737

15 Cwmbach Road, Aberdare CF44 0NE, UK