Dear Patient

I am a Year 4 student on the M.Ost programme at the European School of Osteopathy (ESO) in Maidstone, UK. As part of my studies, I am conducting a research project into: The attitudes and fear avoidance of lower back pain in varying age groups sampled from the ESO patient population.

My dissertation supervisor is Dr Philip Bright (

I would be very grateful for your participation in the study as the experiences of ESO patients are invaluable to this research. Please read through the participant information sheet thoroughly before deciding whether or not to take part in the study and feel free to make contact via the e-mail address provided should you have further questions.

The online questionnaire can be accessed via this link:

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me (

Kind regards

Edward Jonas