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.
Vertigo is a false sensation of movement that occurs when there is an issue with the vestibular system or the central nervous system. We’re going to take a look at seven indicators that a person may be experiencing vertigo. Then we will consider a natural form of care that has brought relief to hundreds of patients in case studies. So if you have been struggling with vertigo for a long time and are starting to give up hope, we’re about to give you the boost you need. 7 Symptoms Related to Vertigo Keep in mind that not all of these [...]
Migraines are known for causing severe pulsating or throbbing pain often only on one side of the head. If you have a migraine, you may also experience nausea and vomiting, extreme sensitivity to sound, certain strong odors, and dizziness or vertigo (a spinning sensation). They can last for a few hours or many days and can cause you to be unable to perform your daily routine until they subside. In some cases, an aura may occur before the migraine attack. This is a set of symptoms acting as a warning that a migraine is about to hit. It can include [...]
Fibromyalgia and lupus have many similar symptoms and are both chronic health conditions. However, though many symptoms are similar, these are two different conditions with different prognosis. With that in mind, we’ll take a close look at both conditions so you can see how they differ. Then we will introduce you to a natural way to find relief from many of the symptoms of fibromyalgia. What Is Fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is a chronic health condition that causes widespread pain, particularly at 18 tender points around the body. There are many accompanying conditions that may be present along with fibromyalgia such as [...]
Sciatica can be a debilitating condition that prevents you from doing seemingly simple daily tasks. An estimated 43% of the population will experience the pain of sciatica at some point in their lives. Sciatica is a condition that is very closely tied to lower back pain. Although some sciatica sufferers will not experience lower back pain along with their leg pain, the two may still be connected. To understand the relationship between the spine and your sciatica, we'll explore the origins of the sciatic nerve. Also, how a spinal issue can be at the root of your pain. The Anatomy [...]
If you suffer from dizziness on a regular basis, you are far from alone. Vertigo, in particular, is extremely common, especially as a person ages. While you want to get an examination to make sure the dizziness isn’t being caused by something serious, for general dizziness there are a number of things you may be able to do to help without even leaving the comfort of your home. Here are eight ways to fight dizziness at home. We’ll wrap up our list with a natural form of care that is helping many to combat vertigo. How to Get Rid of [...]
There are many kinds of headaches, and it is important to find out which one you are suffering from in order to get the proper help. However, there is natural help available for almost all headache types. We will discuss what this is later in the article. First, let’s examine what kind of headaches there are. Headache Types Rebound headaches These are often called medication overuse headaches. Much like you may get a stuffy nose from using too much nasal decongestant, you can get a headache from using too much headache medication. If you take any type of pain reliever [...]
One struggle that many fibromyalgia patients face (on top of dealing with symptoms) is the strain that the debilitating condition places on relationships. It can be difficult to maintain friendships that predated your condition. Some people are just not understanding of those with chronic illness. So does that mean you are doomed to loneliness? Absolutely not! Maintaining Friendships with Fibromyalgia Here are a few tips for maintaining friendships while dealing with a chronic illness: Be up front about your illness – Let your friends know that you won’t always be available and that it can be daunting to make plans [...]
Summer is here, and that means many families will be traveling while the kids are off from school. Unfortunately, lower back pain can make it difficult to enjoy a family vacation, so here are a few tips to help you take your vacation while leaving your lower back pain behind. Ways to Avoid Lower Back Pain While Traveling Handle Luggage Properly First of all, be sure not to overload your bags and make them too heavy to avoid getting lower back pain. Then, when it comes time to lift the bags, be sure to bend at your knees instead of [...]
Vertigo is as a symptom rather than a condition all its own. Of course, the most common form of vertigo is benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, which is basically a fancy way of saying vertigo without a known cause. It is generally assumed the condition happens due to a problem with the fluid in the inner ear. Thus, certain head positions or moving the head too quickly are blamed for flare-ups. At other times, false sense of movement is a symptom of a more serious condition. While you won’t see vertigo on most symptom lists for Lyme, it is something that [...]
Headaches are so common that it is estimated nearly half of people will experience one form or another over the course of a year. What are three of the most common headache types and what are some quick fixes? Let’s consider each individually along with a natural way to find relief from all three. #1 Tension Headaches This is the most common type of head pain. About 30% of people will have a tension headache this year. What causes a tension headache? As the name indicates, they are primarily stress-related that creates tension in the neck. Other factors that can [...]