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.
Patricia "Pat", 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.
Bryant, PT, DPT
Dr. Bryant Barnhart joined Southern Tier Physical Therapy Associates (STPTA) in 2022 . Bryant is a, native of Apalachin, N.. He graduated from Misericordia University in 2016 with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy and practiced outpatient orthopedics physical therapy New York’s Hudson Valley Region for six years prior to returning to our area. Bryant has deep experience working with a variety of injuries and conditions including particular interest in sports orthopedics. He is well versed in manual therapy techniques and is Graston Technique® certified. His also specializes in McKenzie Concept, Myofascial Release, Postural Correction Mulligan Concept and Blood Flow Restriction Therapy (BFR). Bryant was a collegiate soccer athlete, and now is an avid hiker and backpacker. He is a big believer in fitness and lifestyle changes and their ability to restore physical health and positively impact mental health.
MATTHEW "MATT", 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.
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. 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 coached Seton Catholic Central High School girls' basketball for 15 years that 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. Now she enjoys providing ESPN broadcast commentary for Binghamton University Women's Basketball. https://bubearcats.com/sports/2021/11/3/basketball-radio-tv.aspx
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.
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.
Tatyana has over 23 years of experience in both short term rehabilitation and long term care. She graduated from SUNY Broome with an AAS/PTA degree. She joined Southern Tier Physical Therapy Associates (STPTA) in 2023. She has extensive experience working with patients on ambulation, transfers , mobility, balance, coordination, therapeutic exercises often required after a cerebral vascular accident (CVA). She also specializes in pre and pos-op rehabilitation with extensive experience in prosthetic knee and hip surgeries, fractures, above and below-the-knee amputees; therapeutic treatment of upper and lower extremities, cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine. She is proficient in electrical stimulation, ultra-sound, therapies of deep tissue massage, manual traction, trigger point release, cranial-sacral therapy, myofascial release. In her spare time, she loves to spend time with her family, as well as, cook, bake and travel.
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