Dyfri Owen


Dyfri Owen

Consultant Physiotherapist @ Director of PPPphysio Ltd.

Dyfri now works as a Consultant Physiotherapist in PPPphysio Ltd where he specialises in the assessment and diagnosis of spinal pain and pathology and the assessment and diagnosis of sports injuries. He provides longer but more expensive appointments and subsequently refers to the PPPphysio Ltd. Physiotherapist he feels would be the most suitable Physiotherapist to provide ongoing treatment and rehabilitation for the particular diagnosis. He also provides the ESWT Shockwave Service at PPPphysio Ltd. He continues to work for the Football Association of Wales and Cardiff RFC.

Dyfri qualified from Liverpool John Moores University in 1995 with a Degree in Sports Science. He went on to study Physiotherapy in the University of Wales College of Medicine from where he qualified in 1999. He worked as a rotational physio in Llandough Hospital for 2 years before taking a new job, sharing the jobs of Head of Physiotherapy for Bridgend RFC, then a Professional Rugby Club with a role working for an Orthopaedic knee surgeon, Professor John Fairclough on Cathedral Road in Cardiff.

He subsequently returned to the NHS as a rotational musculoskeletal specialist in the Gwent Trust in 2002 and in 2004, he attained the Post-Graduate qualification of PGC in Neuromuscular Physiotherapy from Cardiff University. In 2005 he became a Spinal Extended Scope Physiotherapy Practioner at Llandough Hospital where he worked with the Spinal Orthopaedic Consultants until 2017.

He set up Penarth Physiotherapy Practice in 2006. PPPphysio Ltd. has successfully expanded over the years and now includes the Barry High Street Physiotherapy Practice and Pencoed Physiotherapy Practice. Dyfri has been Head of Physio for Cardiff RFC since 2000 where he has looked after several Wales and british and Irish Lions players such as Jamie Roberts and Leigh Halfpenny. He has also been worked for the Football Association of Wales since 2005. During this time he worked for John Toshack, Brian Flynn, Gary Speed & Robert Page. He worked with the Senior Squad for 6 years which included looking after players such as Ryan Giggs, Gareth Bale, Aarron Ramsey & Craig Bellamy. In 2019 he was the interim Physiotherapist at Glamorgan County Cricket Club with head Coach Matthew Maynard and he looked after Australian Test Cricketer Marnus Laburshagne. He has also worked for the Cardiff Blues under Phil Davies and Wales and Great Britain Student Rugby League.

He is extremely proud of the quality of his practices, the staff who work within them and the exceptional service that is always provided at PPPphysio Ltd.

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