Our Specialized Treatments

Introduction to Carling Massage Therapy

Welcome to Carling Massage & Acupuncture Clinic, nestled in the heart of Ottawa, where we blend ancient traditions with modern wellness to offer uniquely tailored therapeutic experiences. As a proud member of the Ottawa wellness community, our clinic is dedicated to providing exceptional care through a wide range of services, focusing on massage therapy and acupuncture. At the core of our practice is Ingrid, our Registered Massage Therapist (RMT), whose expertise spans Swedish relaxation, Chinese Tuina massage, acupuncture, and energy healing techniques.

Our Specialized Treatments

Deep Tissue and Relaxation Techniques

Carling massage therapy isn’t just about alleviating physical pain; it’s also a gateway to relaxation and stress relief. Ingrid skillfully combines deep tissue techniques to address sports injuries and chronic pain with the gentle, soothing strokes of Swedish relaxation massage. Her approach ensures both your physical and emotional needs are met, providing a holistic path to wellness.

Acupuncture and Energy Healing

Blending the precision of acupuncture with the intuitive touch of energy healing, our treatments aim to unlock your body’s natural healing capabilities. Whether you’re suffering from psycho-emotional blockages or physical discomfort, Ingrid’s comprehensive approach addresses your well-being on every level. It’s a dance of needles and energy that rejuvenates both the mind and body.

Beyond the Massage Table

At Carling Massage & Acupuncture Clinic, we believe in the power of holistic healing. Alongside our massage and acupuncture services, we offer remedial exercises, nutritional suggestions, and herbal healing oils and balms. These complementary therapies support your journey to health, enhancing the effects of your treatments and empowering you with tools for self-care.

Why Choose Us?

Choosing the right therapist is pivotal to your healing journey. At Carling Massage & Acupuncture Clinic, we pride ourselves on the depth of our treatments and the breadth of our care. Each session with Ingrid is more than just a treatment; it’s a step towards a life of wellness and balance. Our clients often describe Ingrid’s hands as ‘magic,’ crediting her with relief from chronic pain and tension that they never thought possible.

Client Testimonials

Nothing speaks louder than the voices of those who have walked through our doors seeking relief and leaving with a renewed sense of vitality. Our reviewers frequently highlight Ingrid’s profound understanding of the body and her genuine concern for each individual’s well-being. It’s not just about the physical treatment; it’s the care, attention, and wisdom that Ingrid brings to every session that sets us apart.

Booking Your Experience

Embrace a new chapter in your wellness journey by booking an appointment at Carling Massage & Acupuncture Clinic. Whether you reside in Ottawa, Kanata, or the surrounding areas, our doors are open, ready to welcome you. For convenience, appointments can be easily scheduled online, or contact us directly at (613) 829-2940 to discuss your needs. Our clinic, located at 60 Farrow St, Ottawa, ON, promises an environment where relaxation and healing converge.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Carling massage therapy offer insurance receipts?

Yes, clients can receive insurance receipts for services rendered at Carling Massage & Acupuncture Clinic, ensuring an accessible path to wellness for those with coverage.

Can I purchase gift certificates?

Absolutely. Gift certificates are a wonderful way to share the gift of relaxation and wellness with friends and family. They are available for all our services, providing flexibility and thoughtfulness in your offerings.


Carling Massage & Acupuncture Clinic is more than just a place for massage and acupuncture; it’s a sanctuary of healing and rejuvenation. By choosing us, you are not just selecting a service, but embracing a partnership in wellness. With Ingrid’s expert care, immerse yourself in therapies that soothe the soul, mend the body, and uplift the spirit. Step into our clinic and discover the transformative power of holistic healing, guided by the skilled hands of one of Ottawa’s finest therapists.

Client Testimonials

What is the best massage pressure?

When it comes to massage pressure, there’s no one-size-fits-all answer. The “best” pressure varies from person to person, depending on individual pain thresholds, specific conditions, and personal preferences. At Carling Massage & Acupuncture Clinic, we believe that communication is key. During a session, we encourage clients to provide feedback about the pressure being applied. This ensures that we can tailor the massage to suit your needs perfectly. It’s about finding that sweet spot where relief and comfort intersect, promoting healing without causing discomfort. Remember, a massage should never cause pain that’s beyond a ‘good hurt.’ If you are ever in doubt, speak up. It’s your journey to wellness, and we’re here to guide you through it.

How much is massage therapy in Ottawa?

The cost of massage therapy in Ottawa can vary widely depending on several factors, including the therapist’s experience, the duration of the session, and the type of massage provided. At Carling Massage & Acupuncture Clinic, we aim to provide high-quality services at competitive prices. While we do not list specific prices here, as they are subject to change, we encourage you to contact us directly at (613) 829-2940 for the most up-to-date pricing information. We believe in making wellness accessible, which is why we also offer insurance receipts for those with coverage. Investing in your health is a worthwhile decision, and we strive to ensure our services provide exceptional value.

Can acupuncture really help relieve stress?

Yes, acupuncture can be a powerful tool in managing and relieving stress. This ancient practice is based on the principle of unblocking and rebalancing the flow of energy or Qi throughout the body. Stress, according to Traditional Chinese Medicine, can disrupt this energy flow, leading to physical and emotional imbalances. By inserting fine needles into specific points on the body, acupuncture aims to restore balance and trigger the body’s natural healing response. Many of our clients report feeling a profound sense of relaxation and calm both during and after acupuncture sessions. It’s not just about the physical relief; it’s the mental and emotional clarity that really stands out. But don’t just take our word for it; we welcome you to experience the tranquility that acupuncture can bring into your life.

How does energy healing complement traditional massage therapy?

Energy healing, when combined with traditional massage therapy, creates a comprehensive treatment approach that addresses not just the physical body, but also the emotional and energetic layers. At Carling Massage & Acupuncture Clinic, we see the body as a holistic entity where physical ailments can stem from emotional or energetic blockages. Techniques such as Reiki or our own intuitive energy healing methods work by channeling healing energy into the body, promoting balance and a sense of well-being. When integrated with massage therapy, clients often report enhanced results, including deeper relaxation, reduced stress, and a more profound sense of balance. It’s like addressing the roots rather than just trimming the leaves, ensuring more sustainable health and wellness.

What should I look for in choosing the right therapist?

Choosing the right therapist is a deeply personal decision that can significantly impact your wellness journey. It’s important to find someone who not only has the technical skills and expertise but also resonates with you on a personal level. At Carling Massage & Acupuncture Clinic, we recommend looking for a therapist who listens attentively, communicates clearly, and creates a safe and comfortable environment for you to express your needs. It’s also important that they have a thorough understanding of various techniques and can tailor their approach to suit your individual requirements. Remember, the therapeutic relationship is a partnership, and feeling a sense of trust and respect is crucial. We invite you to meet with our therapist, Ingrid, to discuss your health goals and see if our clinic is the right fit for you. After all, your comfort and well-being are our utmost priority.

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