Elon Cameron MSTOM, Dipl OM
Elon Cameron is nationally board certified in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine (NCCAOM). She holds a Masters of Science from the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine (PCOM). Pacific College is an integrative school incorporating not only rigorous study in Chinese medicine but core curriculum that emphasizes western clinical practice and diagnostics. She took her bioscience coursework at Northwestern University.
Elon completed 3625 hours in pursuit of her Masters degree, 1000 of which were clinical hours accrued in several hospitals and public health clinics throughout Chicago with an emphasis on integrative cancer care, treating chronic and acute pain, autoimmune and psycho-emotional disorders. After being in clinical practice in Chicago as well as working at Pacific College, Elon returned home to practice here in Traverse City.
“This is not only what I do for work, but what I love to study in my free time.” Her tenacious passion for this medicine includes: the study of ancient texts, TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine), Master Tung style acupuncture, Classical Chinese herbal medicine, Yi Jing Acupuncture, and constitutional facial rejuvenation. She has been a student of internal martial arts for over 20 years. Simply stated – she loves to learn. “I enjoy diagnosing and treating disharmonies thus gaining an understanding of the root cause. I also work to prevent disease and enhance the health of well individuals.”
Elon likes working with people of all ages. She coaches people on dietary and lifestyle changes that would be beneficial to the greatest well-being of the individual, and works hard to make health goals reasonable and attainable.
A session with Elon, in addition to acupuncture and herbal prescriptions, may include recommendations about: stretching, dietary therapy, lifestyle changes, and other strategies that can potentiate the healing process. Her additional interests are writing, Qi Gong, essential oils, playing records, swimming, and a deep love of animals (especially dogs).