Dr. Christopher Perkins is the owner and founder of Premier Family Wellness and Spinal Care in Farmington, Michigan. He is a licensed Upper Cervical Care Chiropractic doctor and recognized as a consistent Top Chiropractic Doctor in Detroit.
He accomplished his undergraduate degree in Biomedical Sciences at the Grand Valley State University. Then, he pursued postgraduate training at Palmer College of Chiropractic, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude.
His family inspires him to serve as a chiropractic professional and help people in their community to lead a fulfilling life free from medication, pain, fatigue, and depression. He firmly believes that people won’t miss out on life’s most precious moments by being healthy.
Understanding medical terms can get a bit tricky sometimes. That’s because some seem to refer to the same condition. One example of this would be trigeminal neuralgia and TMJ. Both conditions cause extreme facial pain that can worsen with movement. Unfortunately, many aren’t sure if they have TMJ disorder or trigeminal neuralgia. As a result, some people suffer from their painful disorder in silence. Let’s try to tackle both diseases, especially their similarities and differences, and what you can do to manage them the right way. This way, you have a better chance at coping with the effects of either [...]
It’s no fun when you constantly have vertigo episodes. It can leave you helpless, desperate, anxious, and even frustrated. The worst part is that it could impact every aspect of your life – including your job, relationships, and even your ability to socialize and partake in special events. So how can you manage your symptoms? Will using remedies like essential oils for dizziness and vertigo work? Do you need to see a professional like a vertigo chiropractor or your primary healthcare provider? Find out everything you need about coping with vertigo attacks and the top 4 most potent remedies used [...]
Headaches and migraine episodes can be quite annoying to deal with. Although they don’t exactly pose serious health risks, they can ruin a perfect day. The worst part is that they come in various types – each one causing specific symptoms. Knowing how to distinguish them can help you find the most appropriate relief method to use. Read on to learn the difference between migraine and tension headache plus other headache disorders. We will also discuss how you can benefit from upper cervical chiropractic adjustments. #1. Cluster Headaches Cluster headaches are a recurring and debilitating type of headache. These also [...]
Living with fibromyalgia comes with plenty of challenges. One day, you feel entirely okay, able to work on a long list of chores and other to-dos. Then, the day after, you feel so lethargic that even getting up in the morning becomes a challenge. Millions of people can relate to this scenario. In fact, CDC reports that fibromyalgia affects more than 2 percent of US adults or roughly about 4 million individuals. It comes with various symptoms, muscle pain and stiffness, fatigue, difficulty sleeping, impaired cognitive function, and migraines. There are also several fibromyalgia triggers. Often, the management of such [...]
Back pain is a widespread condition that affects at least 31 million Americans. (Source: American Chiropractic Association). Back pain is one of the leading causes of disability globally. As a result, this prevents people from performing well at work and accomplishing their daily routines. Since back pain can be chronic, it can cause extensive discomfort. Fortunately, in most cases, it is rarely severe. It can also affect people of all ages but more common in people ages 35 to 55. Usually, back pain happens because there is something off with how your muscles, discs, nerves, and spinal joints move and [...]
The answer is NO. Vertigo is a symptom of a condition. When vertigo occurs, it is often due to problems in the body’s balance system. It causes individuals to feel as if they are spinning, or the objects around them are rotating. However, in reality, they are utterly not moving at all. Vertigo is a swaying or spinning feeling. Here are some associated symptoms of vertigo: Sweating Problems walking Nausea Vomiting An intensifying sensation when moving the head Conditions That Can Cause Vertigo Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) BPPV is a prevalent cause of vertigo. It triggers quick and short [...]
Migraines and exercises, is this the right combination? Migraines can be debilitating, and those who suffer from it can attest to the truth of this statement. Most people might dismiss the idea of doing exercises for migraine relief. It might sound like an impossible combo. However, is it possible? Migraines are the third most widespread illness worldwide. It affects at least 39 million Americans and more than a billion people globally. While some individuals experience migraine attacks on a few occasions, some get them regularly. Women are more susceptible to migraines three times more often than men. In the United [...]
Are you new to a chronic fatigue syndrome diagnosis? Has a loved one recently received such a diagnosis? Have you been living with chronic fatigue for years but have not yet found a way to cope? This article will discuss some of the most important things to know about chronic fatigue syndrome and will conclude with a natural way to get help. Know the Symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome The obvious symptom is fatigue that isn’t corrected by proper rest. However, this is not the only chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) symptom. Here are a few other things that make CFS [...]
Back pain is so ordinary that it is the number one cause of disability around the world. According to JAMA, about 80% of Americans experience low back pain. Back pain does not only bring annoyance and discomfort, but it can also wreak havoc on a patient’s quality of life. It can affect a person's ability to go to work and enjoy activities with family members or friends. Possible Causes of Back Pain One of the following conditions can be behind the pain and discomfort of your back: Muscle strain The back muscles can suffer from strain due to improper lifting [...]
After the age of 40, about 40% of people will experience vertigo. However, this common symptom can also affect people who are much younger. If you are living with recurring bouts of vertigo, the most frustrating thing may be not knowing the cause and having no way to work against it. When this happens, natural medicine and self-care can be the best way to go. We’re going to look at some home remedies for vertigo and then we will consider a natural therapy that has helped many vertigo patients in case studies. Vertigo Home Remedies for You to Try There [...]