not your average


We provide top quality physiotherapy assessment and treatment to our patients. From the moment you walk in, we will listen to your story and determine how we can work with you to make you feel superhuman again.

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

Who Can we help?

Neck and Back Pain

including Sciatica


Osteo and Rheumatoid

Shoulder Pain

Including Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy

Sports Injuries

from Running to Boxing

Hip Pain

Including bursitis and ITB pain

Knee Pain

Acute injury or Chronic

The Physio Process

You will be greeted by one of our team of friendly physiotherapists

We will take you through an initial assessment to determine a diagnosis

From the assessment, we develop a treatment plan which will likely include hands on treatment and a home exercise programme

To ensure you feel superhuman once again

What should i Bring/wear?

If you have received any x-rays/scans/ investigations.

Any correspondence from GP/consultants

A list of all medication you currently take

Men: Shorts

Women: Shorts & Vest


Initial Assessment

inc 1st Treatment Session


Treatment Session




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.



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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.