The osteopaths

Osteopath Didcot AbingdonDr Jerry Draper-Rodi

Jerry runs a practice in Abingdon, is a senior research fellow at the University College of Osteopathy (formerly the British School of Osteopathy) in London and is a committee member of Oxfordshire Osteopathic Network. Jerry speaks French and English fluently.

He gained extensive experience in:

  • the relief of non-specific musculoskeletal pain including low back pain and neck pain and joint pain
  • the care of pregnant women and infants working with midwives
  • the management of neuropathic pain syndromes, and in particular nerve entrapments including sciatica.

He was awarded a Professional Doctorate in Osteopathy in 2016. His research was on low back pain. He has presented his research in numerous international conferences and has published articles in peer-reviewed journals and a book chapter. Jerry is a reviewer for the International Journal of Osteopathic Medicine.


  • The Research In Practice Award, Institute of Osteopathy, 2016
  • The Secretaries Award, The Society for Back Pain Research, 2016

He enjoys participating in conferences to learn about the latest advances in osteopathy. He is a member of:

Jerry has professional liability insurance to practise.


Patricia Sadlerpatricia

Patricia practises in Abindgon on Wednesdays. She also teaches osteopathic technique at the University College of Osteopathy (formerly the British School of Osteopathy), runs a practice in Harwell and provides osteopathic treatment at the Multiple Sclerosis Therapy Centre in Milton Park. Patricia speaks French and English fluently.


img_2167Patricia enjoys furthering her knowledge and skills by attending courses and conferences, as well as organising them, in her role as a committee member of the Oxfordshire Osteopathic Network. She’s also a member of the General Osteopathic Council (GOsC) and the Institute of Osteopathy.

Patricia has professional liability insurance to practise.