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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]