Stow-Kent Chiropractic Doctor

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Dr. Michael Shimmel, DC
Clinic Director
After injuring his back in high school football game, Dr. Shimmel realized how significant chiropractic care was in restoring him to maximum health. Thus, he went on to attend Kent State University and then graduated from Logan Chiropractic College with a Doctor of Chiropractic Degree in 1986.
Since then, Dr. Shimmel has gone on to become Clinic Director of Stow-Kent Chiropractic Clinic beginning in 1987, volunteered as Team Physician for Streetsboro High School for 5 years, and became certified in Whiplash and Work Injuries, Industrial Consulting, and Impairment Ratings & Disability Evaluations. He is a member of Blueprint to Practice Automation. A group of Medical doctors and Chiropractors who specialize in Reversing Neuropathy. He became board certified in Neuropathy in 2023. Dr. Shimmel is a member of the Ohio State Chiropractic Association, and served as president in the Ohio State Chiropractic Association – District 5.
He is married to Sheryl and has 4 children, Michael Jr., Noah, and twins, Nathan and Natalie. He has 2 dogs, Reese and Leo. His hobbies are none other than the Cleveland Indians, Browns, Cavs, and golf.
Dr. Aaron Gash, DC
Clinic Assistant Director
Dr. Gash had a very similar experience as Dr. Shimmel, being injured during a football game leading him down the path of Chiropractic. Thanks to Chiropractic, he was able to fully recover from his neck injury and get back on the football field. He attended attended Bowling Green State University and then accomplished his Doctor of Chiropractic from The National College of Chiropractic in Chicago, Illinois.
Since graduation, Dr. Gash continued his dedication to rehabilitation, focusing on sports injuries and orthopedics. He began his career with Brecksville Physical Medicine in 2009 helping athletes of all skill levels from amateur to professional accelerating their recovery and get back to playing the game they love. He recently joined Stow-Kent Chiropractic and Neuropathy in August of 2023 hoping to continue improving the lives of others.