Our team has unparalleled clinical experience. They are talented, passionate and dedicated to helping you regain an active lifestyle. Each one of our expert physical therapists is licensed in the state of New York by the Executive Council of Physical Therapy.
Matthew "Matt" Myette, PT
Matt graduated from Boston University in 1984 with a degree in Physical Therapy and has been in the orthopedic field supporting in/outpatient physical therapy ever since. Matt has extensive training and experience in manual therapy. Highlights of his specialties include: spinal rehabilitation, sports rehabilitation including running & golf injuries, temporomandibular joint (TMJ) syndrome include injury to the teeth or jaw and post-surgical rehabilitation.
Matt co-founded Southern Tier Physical Therapy Associates (STPTA) in 1986 with Todd Mansfield. Subsequently he practiced physical therapy for four years in Boston at Massachusetts General Hospital. Matt returned in 1991 as co-owner and leader of Southern Tier Physical Therapy (STPT) of Binghamton.
Patricia "Pat" Foley, PT
Pat joined STPT of Binghamton in 1992 as co-owner. She grew up in Broome County, is a graduate of SUNY Buffalo, and brings over thirty years of experience as a Physical Therapist to the practice. Pat has served as a guest lecturer/instructor in the senior seminar for the SUNY Broome PTA program. In addition to treatment services for general orthopedic rehabilitation, spine and joint problems and sports injury rehabilitation. Pat has extensive experience in specialty areas including pre/post natal treatment, breast cancer rehabilitation, lymphatic decongestive techniques, vertigo and balance disorders, bowel and bladder dysfunction, incontinence, pelvic pain and status/post prostatectomy.. Pat employs manual techniques (i.e. craniosacral, advanced strain /counterstrain methods and myofascial release) in addition to traditional modalities.
Colleen Jayne, PTA
Colleen joined the Southern Tier Physical Therapy of Binghamton Team in 1992 upon graduating from the PTA program at SUNY Broome with an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree. She has worked alongside Matt Myette, PT, since the beginning of her career in 1992. Her professional interests include orthopedic injuries, sports rehabilitation, and Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ). Colleen believes in the hands-on team approach that is followed at STPT and has carried that onto the basketball court. She has been the girls' basketball coach at Seton Catholic Central in Binghamton for the past 15 years and counting and has seen much success from year-to-year including taking her team to New York State Champions in 2016/17 and advancing to state final four for the second straight season in an all new Class A division in 2017/18.
John Francis, PTA
John graduated from SUNY Broome with an AAS/PTA degree in 1996. Shortly after graduation, John started working at Southern Tier Physical Therapy of Binghamton alongside Matt Myette, PT. He has a special interest working with core stability and overall/sport-specific strengthening and conditioning. John has continued his interest in health and fitness outside of the clinic. He is a certified Professional Trainer (CProT) a Certified Mat Pilates Instructor (CPI) and a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Federation of Professional Trainers (NFPT). In his time outside of the office, John owns and operates Francis Fitness.
Karen Eaton, PTA
Karen’s health and wellness focus began as an ACE Certified Personal Trainer and now she has expanded her career to become a Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA). She graduated in 2019 from the PTA Program at SUNY Broome and joined Southern Tier Physical Therapy of Binghamton working alongside Pat Foley, PT. Karen brings deep expertise designing exercise programs, as well as, training and coaching individuals on their health and wellness journey. Karen continues to expand her knowledge and training and has been certified in Graston Technique® that is helpful for many conditions requiring physical therapy.
Autumn joined the Southern Tier Physical Therapy of Binghamton Team in 2015 upon graduating from the PTA program at SUNY Broome with an Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree. She works alongside Pat Foley, PT, where she applies her training Graston Technique® and Kineseo taping in her therapy practice where appropriate. In addition to treatment services for general orthopedic rehabilitation she focuses on sports injury rehabilitation drawing on her soccer experience. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking and working out.
Our office staff maximizes your insurance benefits and helps your time with us run smoothly. They welcome you to our office and work behind the scenes to provide a seamless scheduling, insurance reimbursement and billing experience.