JAS physio was founded by James A. Smith BSc (HONS) in 2018. James is a charted physiotherapist who qualified from the University of Plymouth in 2008.

James has spent the last 10 years working in the NHS and private practice.

Since qualifying James has gained extensive experience assessing and treating a variety of musculoskeletal complaints and has continued to advance his practice by completing post graduate training in manipulative therapy, acupuncture and massage therapy. James is currently studying for a Masters in physiotherapy at Cardiff University alongside his private and NHS commitments.

James is a member of the Charted Society of Physiotherapy (MCSP) and is registered with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC). Membership with these bodies assures qualifications and standards are met that will ensure you will receive safe, efficient and effective management of your condition.


Based at Dinas Powys medical centre, JAS Physio offer assessment and treatment to a wide variety of musculoskeletal complaints.

Whether you are suffering with joint pain, muscle pain or have recently undergone surgery such as joint replacement or ligament reconstruction, my experience will enable me to facilitate your recovery.

Along with the use of treatment techniques, I strive to provide advice, exercise and tips to ensure your recovery continues once you leave the treatment room.


  • Back pain, neck pain, shoulder pain, knee pain, ankle pain, osteoarthritis pain

  • Sports injuries or injuries because of normal day to day tasks

  • Overuse injuries such as tennis or golfers elbow

  • Post-operative rehabilitation following joint replacement, spinal surgery or ligament reconstruction

  • General mobility issues such as falls, reduced balance or loss of confidence in walking