Our Team



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.


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.

Dan Cave


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Dan graduated from Cardiff University in July 2020 with a degree in Physiotherapy Bsc. Whilst at university Dan played active roles both in the Cardiff Sports and Exercise Medicine Society and the Cardiff Medicals RFC .

Dan joined the Back2Front Team in 2020, in the middle of the COVID 19 pandemic.

Dan also has a sports massage qualification and is proficient in sports taping. Dan enjoys the use of functional exercises and manual therapies both in his treatments and in injury prevention, enabling you to maximise your potential and ensure you are returned to good health as soon as possible.

Josie Francis

Massage Therapist

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Josie is a qualified Massage Therapist and has many years experience in Sports and Swedish Massage.  Josie has also qualified in Hot Stones Massage and provides this service at the clinic.


Josie also joined the team in 2020 in what is a stop start year for massage. Every time Josie is allowed to return, her appointments aren't around for long. 


Josie is passionate about making a difference; helping people get back to where they want to be with rehabilitation and massage.
Josie has worked in the leisure industry since 2000 providing massage treatments to a variety of individuals from sporting to day to day tensions, niggles and rehabilitation of injuries.

Our Admin Team

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

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. Lynne is also responsible for our email marketing campaigns. 

The back2front physio Process

You contact us by any form of communication 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 on how we can help you 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









Email us: info@back2frontphysio.com

Call us: 01685878737

Address: 15 Cwmbach Road, Aberdare, RCT, CF44 0NF

(if using Sat Nav, use postcode CF44 0NE)

Current Opening Hours

Monday - 9:00am - 6:00pm

Tuesday - Currently closed during COVID 19 pandemic

Wednesday - 9:00am - 6:00pm

Thursday - Currently closed during COVID 19 pandemic

Friday - 9:00am - 6:00pm

*We are still answering phone calls on a Tuesday and Thursday, so please call to book or cancel an appointment. 24 hours notice is required if you wish to cancel. Fees apply if you do not.