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.

Technique/s: Upper Cervical Chiropractic

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Blogs by Dr. Perkins

Can Weather Fluctuations Trigger Migraine Episodes?

Weather is a big part of everyone's lives. It constantly changes, affects your schedule, and increases the likelihood of experiencing painful health problems like migraine attacks. Notably, several people who experience frequent migraines tend to have worse symptoms because of weather fluctuations. That's why countless people seeking a doctor or upper cervical chiropractor ask about the connection between the two.   Weather-related Migraines: How They Work Researchers have yet to unravel how migraine attacks really work. So far, case studies have found solid evidence of the connection between migraines and genetic risk factors. Several research papers present proof of the [...]

By |August 21st, 2022|Categories: Migraines / Headaches|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Can Weather Fluctuations Trigger Migraine Episodes?

Is There a Link Between Trigeminal Neuralgia and Multiple Sclerosis?

The short answer is YES. According to recent research, more than 3% of multiple sclerosis patients are affected by trigeminal neuralgia. Multiple sclerosis (MS) and trigeminal neuralgia (TN) are both neurological diseases that can create a lot of pain in patients. Multiple sclerosis also triggers an onset of trigeminal neuralgia in some patients. Both MS and TN can cause significant disability, especially as patients get older.   The research found that there are connections between trigeminal neuralgia and multiple sclerosis. Therefore, patients looking for relief for trigeminal neuralgia neck and shoulder pain may also want to rule out possible multiple sclerosis. [...]

By |June 12th, 2022|Categories: Trigeminal Neuralgia|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Is There a Link Between Trigeminal Neuralgia and Multiple Sclerosis?

Putting the Spotlight on Vertigo and The Rare Illness called Meniere’s Disease

Can you imagine waking up feeling completely deaf in one ear and can't even walk in a straight line? That's what happened to popstar Jessie J which led to her spending Christmas eve lying in a hospital bed. It was a frightening and devastating experience for a performer whose career was at risk for a moment because of the temporary loss of hearing and sense of balance she went through. Based on how she narrated her experience, Jessie J experienced a vertigo attack accompanied by hearing loss connected to her diagnosis of Meniere's disease. Vertigo is usually one of the [...]

By |April 10th, 2022|Categories: Vertigo / Dizziness / Menieres|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Putting the Spotlight on Vertigo and The Rare Illness called Meniere’s Disease

Sleepless Nights, Migraine and Neck Pain: An Annoying Trio

Migraine and neck pain often trigger a string of sleeping problems, including insomnia, sleep apnea, and teeth grinding. Sadly, these have caused significant problems for many patients seeking help from their doctors, upper cervical chiropractors, and other health practitioners. But why do these three annoying symptoms occur anyway? What could be the reason behind them, and how can patients cope better?   Explaining the Sleeping Problem and Migraine Connection  It appears that sleeping problems such as insomnia, bruxism, snoring, and sleep apnea strongly connect with chronic migraine attacks. In a 2013 study, 85.9 percent of the respondents experienced poor quality [...]

By |February 13th, 2022|Categories: Migraines / Headaches|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Sleepless Nights, Migraine and Neck Pain: An Annoying Trio

8 Reasons Why Your Cheekbones and Teeth Hurt

Experiencing facial pain or toothache can be unpleasant, especially when it prevents you from doing simple things like talking or smiling. The feeling can also worsen if you don’t know who to call for help. Would it help to see a dentist, physical therapist, or chiropractor? Do you need dental or trigeminal neuralgia pain relief? To help you find some answers, we gathered the top eight reasons why your cheekbones and teeth could be hurting. Hopefully, the list can help you figure out how to move forward with your care plan.   1. Sinusitis Sinus infection or sinusitis is among [...]

Are Natural Remedies Helpful for Vertigo Attacks?

When you have persistent vertigo attacks, the first thing you may do is probably look into natural remedies for vertigo and weigh in on what could work for your situation. If you do a quick Google search, you will find pages after pages of natural relief options for vertigo attacks. So you may begin to wonder, which among these can provide me with the results I badly need?  As an advocate of upper cervical awareness, we want you to understand how these remedies work and how they might fit into your existing self-care routine. So please scroll down to our [...]

By |October 10th, 2021|Categories: Vertigo / Dizziness / Menieres|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Are Natural Remedies Helpful for Vertigo Attacks?

A Simple Guide to Making a Migraine Journal

Experiencing a migraine attack can be terrible, especially when you’re in the middle of a busy day. So one of the first things we suggest migraine patients do is get an adjustment from a chiropractor for migraines to keep an episode from making them feel grumpy and worn out. Besides Upper Cervical Care, other remedies can also help relieve migraineurs' pains.  Migraine management techniques like keeping a migraine journal are also effective for people with chronic migraines. If you suffer from migraines and don’t have one yet, you can refer to our quick and easy guide to making a migraine [...]

By |August 8th, 2021|Categories: Migraines / Headaches|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on A Simple Guide to Making a Migraine Journal

Trigeminal Neuralgia vs. TMJ: How To Know What You Have

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 [...]

By |June 13th, 2021|Categories: Trigeminal Neuralgia|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Trigeminal Neuralgia vs. TMJ: How To Know What You Have

Vertigo: A Common Problem with 4 Promising Solutions

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 [...]

By |April 11th, 2021|Categories: Vertigo / Dizziness / Menieres|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Vertigo: A Common Problem with 4 Promising Solutions

7 Headache Disorders and How Upper Cervical Care Beats Them

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 [...]

By |February 14th, 2021|Categories: Migraines / Headaches|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on 7 Headache Disorders and How Upper Cervical Care Beats Them
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