We are an award winning Physiotherapy Clinic, based in Aberdare, who take pride in helping you improve. We will help to banish your pain, get you back to your normal activities, improve your performance or help to relieve stress and tension. 

We are here to help make you feel superhuman.


Chris Watts Physio

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 founded Back2Front Physio in 2012 and has seen it grow from strength to strength. He is an APPI trained Pilates Instructor and has been certified as a Running Technique Coach. He leads the Pilates Classes and Gait Analysis services.


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.

Kathryn Davies Physio

Kathryn Davies
Senior Physiotherapist 

Kathryn graduated from Cardiff University in 2018. Since then she has worked within the NHS  assessing, treating and rehabilitating patients with a variety of problems.

Kathryn has experience treating patients following major operations including joint replacement surgery, abdominal surgery and spinal surgery. She has also treated patients with Parkinson's and other neurological disorders. 


Outside of her role as a physiotherapist she coaches and plays netball for Cardiff Harriers Netball club. She enjoys watching most sports, in particular rugby and netball. If she isn't busy with sports, her spare time is spent trying to tire out her 2 year old staffie cross, Arnie.   



Lauren Davies
Massage Therapist

Lauren is a qualified massage therapist who has recently qualified from Cardiff Metropolitan University in Sports Conditioning, rehabilitation and massage.

Lauren is passionate about offering massage services across a diverse population, with experiences ranging from sporting athletes to individuals experiencing day to day tensions as-well as being a support for those transitioning through their rehabilitation process.

Lauren is a keen hockey player and currently plays for Rhondda Ladies.


Jaycee Penny
Massage Therapist,

APPI Pilates Instructor &
Personal Trainer

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Jaycee is a qualified massage therapist and has a degree in sports condition rehabilitation and massage. She has recently graduated from Cardiff metropolitan university.


Jaycee is passionate about health and fitness and believes that massage is an excellent holistic therapy suitable for everyone, those who have injuries and general day to day niggles.


Jaycee is also qualified fitness instructor and has a background in athletics

Our Admin Team

Nia Williams Practice Manager

Nia Williams
Practice Manager

Nia is our Practice Manager and works 4 days a week at the Clinic.


In addition to managing the day to day running of the Clinic, Nia also takes care of our website, digital marketing, social media channels and planning all our events.

Lynne Davies Receptionist

Lynne Davies
Practice Administrator

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

Lynne manages our reception desk 4 days a week, booking in patients and dealing with patient enquiries via phone and email.

The back2front physio Process

Contact Us

Get in touch by phone, text or email and our Admin Team are on hand to help


On arrival at the clinic you will be welcomed by our fantastic members of staff


Our awesome therapists will work their magic on you


To ensure you feel superhuman once again


Our online booking process is as simple as choosing the service you'd like, choose your therapist and book a time convenient for you. It's that easy you can book from the comfort of your own bed! If you'd like to speak to us though, feel free to use the contact us button and we can guide you to take the first steps to recovery.

WHAT PEOPLE SAY about our physiotherapy

Fantastic service!! Walked in thinking I would not be able to walk mountains and climb again due to pain in my knee. Few weeks later after exercises and support, walking out virtually pain free and on the road back to fitness!! Thank you.”

— Tegwen M








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