Dr Oliver Thomson PhD, MSc, BSc (Hons), DO
Oliver is an osteopath and Associate Professor in London, UK with a particular focus language, communication and beliefs as they relate to patient-practitioner interactions during the treatment and management of back pain. He has a particular interest in using qualitative research methods to explore these areas of musculoskeletal practice. Oliver works as an Associate Professor at the University College of Osteopathy, where he leads the Doctoral Programme, and teaches qualitative research and evidence-based practice to undergraduate postgraduate students. Oliver has developed www.wordsmatters-education.com to provide online learning resources to develop musculoskeletal professionals’ communication skills.