Ynez 2017-02-21T08:27:34+00:00

At Rancho Physical Therapy we believe you need more than a therapist to help you reach your goals. We believe you need a partner. At Rancho Physical Therapy Ynez, that is what you will find… a therapist who will partner with you to create a custom plan of treatment while understanding your unique situation. Our therapists work side by side with you to create a customized plan that enables you to achieve your personal goals.

The Ynez clinic has been serving the residents of Temecula since 1998. Ynez is an outpatient orthopedic clinic with board certified specialists in orthopedics and hand therapy. Our goal at Ynez is to return you to your optimal functional level as quickly as possible through the guidance and care of our qualified rehabilitative professionals.

Our Ynez clinic offers flexible appointments and is contracted with most insurances.

Meet Our Team

Heather Snyder, PT, DPT, OCSInterim Director
Dr. Snyder graduated in 2003 from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with a B.S. in Kinesiology with an emphasis in pre-physical therapy. She graduated in 2006 from the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Chapman University. In 2006, she started working at Rancho Physical Therapy. In 2008, she became one of the first to complete the Rancho Physical Therapy Orthopedic Residency. Dr. Snyder became a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist in July 2009. She has been the Team Physical Therapist and member of the Volunteer Sports Medicine Program at Vista Murrieta High School in Murrieta since 2013. She is a Credentialed Clinical Instructor through the American Physical Therapy Association and Residency Mentor for the Rancho Physical Therapy Orthopedic Residency Program. Dr. Snyder specializes in the treatment of TMJ as well as vestibular disorders and is the Interim Director in the Ynez Clinic.
Michelle McClure, PT, DPT, OCSClinic Director
Dr. McClure began her education at California State University San Marcos with an emphasis in Pre-Physical Therapy and Biology. She transferred to Loma Linda University where she completed her Bachelor of Science in Life Sciences in 2007 and completed her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2009. Dr. McClure starting working for Rancho Physical Therapy in 2000 and is also a volunteer as part of the medical staff for Chaparral High School Sports Medicine Program. Michelle successfully graduated from Rancho Physical Therapy’s Orthopedic Clinical Residency Program in 2010 and was Board Certified as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist in 2011. She is a Credentialed Clinical Instructor through the American Physical Therapy Association and Residency Mentor for the Rancho Physical Therapy Orthopedic Residency Program as well as Assistant Instructor for the Residency Program. Dr. McClure was the Director of Clinical Services for Rancho Physical Therapy’s Golden Triangle facility prior to its merge with the Murrieta location in March of 2014. She has a sub-specialty in vestibular disorders and is the current Corporate Director of Wellness, and she is working to develop Wellness programs in the community as well as all across the Rancho organization.
Wayne Chase, OT/L, CHT
Wayne earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of Southern California in 1987. He became a Certified Hand Therapist in 1994. He has worked extensively in the field of hand rehabilitation as a clinician, director, consultant and mentor. He is experienced in all phases of hand management from post-operative wound care to preparing patients for return to work and/or their previous lifestyle. Professional memberships include the American Society of Hand Therapists. He speaks, reads and writes fluent Spanish, so that he can better serve the latin population in this area. He loves the outdoors and is active in family activities, the community and the Boy Scouts.