About Us

Experience personalized treatment

Our Doctors

Dr. Jay Smith, DC

Dr. Jay is from Canton, committed to his patients and has been giving back to his community for over 20+ years. By utilizing chiropractors, medical physicians and nurse practitioners, all working together as one in order to achieve optimal results in every patient.

“We create personalized treatment plans for our patients to ensure that we correct the problem rather than masking the symptom.” – DR. JAY

Dr. Vernon Hershberger, MD

Dr. Vernon Hershberger, MD was once again listed Top Doctor both locally and nationally. He is a family medicine specialist in Akron, OH and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health in 1975 and specializes in family medicine. Dr. Hershberger also teaches a fellowship at Summa Family Medicine Center where he instructs new physicians on proper injection therapy techniques.

Our Staff

The physicians and staff of Advanced PMR appreciate the opportunity to provide you superior patient care with results. Our staff is dedicated to restoring quality life without surgery. We want to provide each patient the very best of care in an atmosphere of respect and dignity. We use a hands on, comprehensive approach to patient care. We will welcome you to our family.

What Makes Us Different

We have 20+ years of successfully treating back pain, carpal tunnel, whiplash, scoliosis, fibromyalgia, headaches, neck pain, pinched nerve, sciatica, slipped disc, and stress.
Our professional doctors and staff work together as a team to combine the skills and expertise of physical medicine and wellness care. We strive to give you the very best treatment to speed up your recovery and get you back to what you love most.

Once you step in our door, you will step up to a new level of care with results. Our friendly staff will welcome you when you enter our office. After the necessary paperwork is finished, you will receive a complete examination. We will then provide the best individualized treatment approach to naturally heal your body. We are dedicated that you leave happier and healthier.

With new and exciting treatment approaches it is an exciting time for our practice. We treat the root cause rather than masking prescription medicine to relieve pain. We are able to serve our clients in many different ways; regenerative cellular medicine, physical medicine, medical weight loss, hormone replacement therapy, low testosterone, chiropractic, spinal decompression, physical therapy, trigger point therapy, laser therapy or massage therapy.