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  Wellness Treatments

Zen Clinic offers natural therapy including acupuncture, massage, cupping, scrapping, moxibustion and herb. The treatments are good for chronic pain, headache, fatigue, stress, menopausal syndrome, menstruation pain, men’s problem and many other health concerns.

Zen Clinc also offer non-invasive acuponts therapy.  It combines the latest techonlogy non-invasive Pulsed Radio Frequency (PRF) treatment system.  The therapy is delivered by a pen-like stimulation probe which is placed on the skin, combined with traditional acupoints theory for the releif of chronic pain and neuropathy.


Highly qualified professional with years of training and experience. We offer free telephone consultation. We accept insurance coverage and can do direct billing for acupuncture services. 

We open from 7am to 8pm daily except Saturday. We are close to civic hospital area. We use Surgical Air purifier and Covid safe. Staff wear masks, but patients do not have to. Free Wifi and parking. 





Opening Hour

Unit A-1278 Shillington Ave.
Ottawa, ON, 
K1Z 8A4

Free street parking

on the opposite side




8am - 8pm Monday to Friday
8am-12pm Saturday 
Closed Sunday


Our clinic offers a wide range of comprehensive treatment options to address various health concerns.


Acupressure Massage



Relieve tension and improve well-being through targeted pressure on meridian points. Enhances circulation and restores balance.


Scraping Massage


Gentle scraping technique to release muscle tension and stimulate healing response. Provides pain relief and reduces inflammation.




Promote relaxation and balance by applying pressure to specific points on feet, hands, and ears. Alleviates stress and supports healing.

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Non-Invasive Acuponts Therapy

80$/60 min

Non-invasive, non-drug therapy delivered by a pen-like stimulation probe placed on the skin, often near the nerve which it is associated with a patient’s condition.

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Relaxation Massage


Employing a variety of strokes, such as effleurage and kneading, practitioners aim to release muscle tension, improve blood circulation, and create an overall sense of calm.


Lymphatic Drainage Massage


Stimulate lymphatic system for detoxification and immune support. Reduces swelling and promotes overall health.

Head Massage

Head Massage

50$/30 min.

Through gentle kneading, circular motions, and rhythmic tapping, head massage targets the multitude of nerve endings in the scalp, contributing to physical and mental well-being. 



50$/ 30 min

Increase blood flow and release tension through suction cups. Provides relief for muscle aches and reduces inflammation.



80$/hr direct billing

Restore energy flow and promote healing with thin needles inserted at precise points. Effective for pain management and overall wellness.


Bamboo Massage


Experience deep tissue massage using bamboo sticks. Relieves tension, improves flexibility, and promotes relaxation.

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Involves the burning of mugwort, a dried herb, to promote healing and balance in the body. Stimulate specific acupuncture points by applying heat, fostering the flow of vital energy throughout the body. 


Herb Prescription


Tailored herbal remedies to restore balance and address health concerns. Supports healing and enhances vitality.

  • What is bamboo massage, its benefit and side effects?
    Bamboo massage is a type of massage that utilizes bamboo tools of varying sizes and shapes to knead and roll out muscle tension. This massage technique is inspired by traditional eastern massage and is used to treat pain, stiffness, and deep tissue tension. The bamboo tools used in the massage help to increase circulation and provide a feeling of relaxation. Bamboo massage is beneficial for those seeking relief from stress and tension, improved circulation, and improved lymphatic flow. ​ Side effects of bamboo massage are generally mild and may include a feeling of warmth, mild soreness, or light bruising.
  • What is scraping massage, its benefit and side effects?
    Scraping massage is a treatment method where a practitioner uses specialized tools to apply pressure to the skin in a scraping or rubbing motion. This type of treatment is designed to stimulate the circulatory and lymphatic systems, which helps improve overall body function. Benefits of scraping massage include improved circulation, relaxation, increased range of motion, improved posture, reduced muscle tension and increased flexibility. ​ Side effects of scraping massage are generally mild and may include a feeling of warmth, mild soreness, or light bruising.
  • What is reflexology, its benefit and side effects?
    Reflexology is a type of massage that involves applying pressure to specific points on the feet, hands, and ears. The purpose of reflexology is to help to reduce stress and improve overall health. Reflexology is based on the belief that certain points on the body can help to improve the flow of energy, which in turn can help to improve health and wellbeing. Benefits of reflexology include improved circulation, decreased stress and tension, improved mood, and reduced physical and mental fatigue. ​ Generally, reflexology is considered safe and has few, if any, side effects. The most common side effects are minor and may include soreness and fatigue.
  • What is acupressure massage, its benefit and side effects?
    Acupressure massage is a type of massage therapy that is based on the same principles as acupuncture, but instead of using needles, pressure is applied to specific points on the body. This type of massage has been used for centuries to promote relaxation and healing. ​ The benefits of acupressure massage include relieving pain, reducing stress and anxiety, improving circulation, and promoting general well-being. It can also help to improve digestion, reduce inflammation, and increase energy levels. ​ While acupressure massage is generally considered safe, there are some potential side effects. These include bruising, soreness, and dizziness.
  • What is Lymphatic Drainage Massage, its benefit and side effects?
    Lymphatic Drainage Massage (LDM) is a special type of massage that helps to stimulate the lymphatic system, which is part of the body’s natural defense system. The lymphatic system helps to remove toxins, excess fluid, and waste materials from the body. The goal of LDM is to increase the efficiency of the lymphatic system, which helps to improve overall health. ​ The benefits of LDM are numerous. It can help to reduce fluid retention and improve circulation. It can also stimulate the immune system and reduce inflammation. LDM can also help to reduce stress and promote relaxation. Additionally, LDM can help to reduce the appearance of cellulite, improve skin tone and texture, and reduce the appearance of wrinkles. ​ Generally, lymphatic massage is considered safe and has few, if any, side effects. The most common side effects are minor and may include soreness and fatigue.
  • What is herb, its benefit and side effects?
    Herbs are plants that are used to flavor foods, as medicines, and for scenting things. They have been used for centuries to treat a wide variety of illnesses, from simple headaches to more serious conditions. The benefits of using herbs include helping to reduce inflammation, stimulating the body's natural healing response, and providing relief from pain, as well as providing nutrition. Herbs can also be used to improve digestion, reduce stress, and improve overall health and wellness. ​ Some potential side effects of herbs include upset stomach, nausea, vomiting, rash, dizziness, headache, fatigue, and dry mouth. Some herbs can also interact with certain medications, so it's important to check with a doctor before taking any herbs.
  • What is acupuncture, its benefit and side effects?
    Acupuncture is an ancient form of Chinese medicine that involves inserting thin needles into specific points on the body to restore balance and improve health. It is thought to work by stimulating the body's own healing mechanisms and promoting the flow of energy (Qi) within the body. The potential benefits of acupuncture include relief from pain and inflammation, improved sleep, increased energy levels, improved mood, and improved digestion and many others. ​ Generally, acupuncture is considered safe and have few, if any, side effects. The most common side effects are minor and may include bruising, soreness, and fatigue.
  • What is cupping, its benefit and side effects?
    Cupping is a traditional Chinese medicine technique in which suction is applied to the skin to promote healing and reduce pain. During cupping, special cups are placed on the skin and suction is created using either heat or a manual pump. This suction helps to loosen muscles, encourage blood flow, and stimulate the peripheral nervous system. Cupping is thought to help with a variety of conditions, such as pain, inflammation, blood flow, relaxation, and well-being. It may also help reduce stress and tension, improve digestion, and promote healing. ​ The most common side effects of cupping are skin irritation, bruising, and pain at the site of the cups. Other possible side effects include lightheadedness, dizziness, and fatigue.
  • I have insomnia, what are the reasons and treatments?
    Insomnia is a common sleep disorder that can affect anyone at any age. The reasons for insomnia can vary from person to person, but some common factors include stress, anxiety, depression, chronic pain, poor sleep habits, and certain medications. We offer acupuncture treatments that can help alleviate insomnia. Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese medicine technique that involves the insertion of thin needles into specific points on the body to stimulate the flow of energy and restore balance. In addition to acupuncture, we also offer massage, herbal remedies, dietary recommendations, and lifestyle modifications that can help improve your sleep quality and quantity. Our experienced practitioners will work with you to create a personalized treatment plan that addresses your specific needs and goals. If you are struggling with insomnia, don't hesitate to contact us today to schedule a consultation. We are here to help you achieve restful, rejuvenating sleep and improve your overall health and well-being.
  • I have headaches, what are the treatments
    Headaches can be caused by a variety of factors, including stress, muscle tension, and poor posture. Our massage therapists can use a combination of techniques, including acupressure and deep tissue massage, acupuncture or scraping to help alleviate your headache symptoms. We recommend scheduling a consultation with one of our therapists to determine the best treatment plan for your specific needs.
  • How can acupuncture help with my health concerns?
    Acupuncture is a form of traditional Chinese medicine that involves inserting thin needles into specific points on the body to stimulate the flow of energy, or qi. This can help to alleviate pain, reduce inflammation, improve circulation, and promote overall healing and wellbeing. Acupuncture has been used to treat a wide range of health concerns, including chronic pain, migraines, anxiety, depression, digestive disorders, respiratory problems, and more. If you have a specific health concern that you would like to address with acupuncture, our licensed acupuncturists can work with you to develop a personalized treatment plan. Contact us today to schedule a consultation.
  • I feel stressed out, what can you help me?
    We understand the negative impact that stress can have on your overall health and well-being. Our massage therapists are trained to provide a variety of massage techniques that can help reduce stress levels and promote relaxation. Whether you prefer a gentle massage or a more intense deep tissue massage, our therapists will work with you to customize a massage session that addresses your specific needs. Regular massage therapy sessions can also help improve sleep patterns, reduce muscle tension, and boost your immune system. If you are dealing with stress, book an appointment with us today and experience the benefits of therapeutic massage.
  • I have knee pain, what are the reasons and treatments?
    Knee pain is a common problem that can be caused by various factors such as injury, arthritis, overuse, and obesity. At Acupressure Massage, we offer acupuncture, cupping therapy, and herbal medicine to treat knee pain. Acupuncture involves the insertion of fine needles into specific points on the body to relieve pain and promote healing. Cupping therapy is a technique that uses suction cups to increase blood flow and reduce inflammation. Herbal medicine can be used to reduce pain and inflammation and promote healing. Our experienced acupuncturists will work with you to create a personalized treatment plan based on your specific needs and symptoms.
  • I have lower back pain, what are the treatments?
    We offer a variety of treatments for lower back pain. Our licensed acupuncturists will assess your individual case and create a personalized treatment plan. Some of the treatments we offer include: - Acupuncture: thin needles are inserted into specific points on the body to promote healing and reduce pain. - Cupping: suction cups are placed on the skin to increase blood flow and reduce muscle tension. - Herbal remedies: natural herbs are prescribed based on your individual needs to reduce inflammation and pain. - Tui Na massage: a type of Chinese massage that focuses on specific areas of the body to reduce tension and promote healing. We also offer lifestyle recommendations to help manage your lower back pain, such as stretching and exercise routines, stress reduction techniques, and dietary changes. Contact us to schedule a consultation and find out how we can help you manage your lower back pain.
  • I have shoulder pain, what are the reasons and treatments?
    Shoulder pain can be caused by a variety of reasons, including rotator cuff injuries, frozen shoulder, bursitis, tendinitis, arthritis, and pinched nerves. Our trained therapists will conduct a thorough evaluation of your condition to determine the underlying cause of your shoulder pain. Based on the evaluation, we will recommend a personalized treatment plan that may include massage therapy, acupuncture, cupping, or other techniques to alleviate your pain and restore mobility to your shoulder. Our goal is to provide you with effective pain relief, improve your range of motion, and help you achieve optimal health and wellness. Contact us today to schedule an appointment and start your journey towards pain-free living.
  • I have other questions, can I have free consultation?
    Yes. Please book free consultation online, or just leave your phone number or email here. Jackie will contact you. Jackie is our clinic owner and licensed acupuncturist. She has Ph.D. in medicine and over 30 years of clinic experience. Insurance coverage and direct billing for her services.

Our Team

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Zeng, the founder of our clinic, has a rich heritage in traditional Chinese medicine, having grown up in a family deeply rooted in this ancient practice. With a Ph.D. in combined western and Chinese medicine, she is not only a certified acupuncturist but also a skilled traditional Chinese medicine practitioner in ON. With over 30 years of clinical experience, Zeng's unwavering dedication to patient well-being shines through in her personalized approach to care. Putting patient health as her top priority, she strives to provide the highest quality treatments and holistic solutions to promote healing and restore balance.

Jinqi (Jackie) Zeng, Acupuncturist, Owner


1278 Shillington Ave.

Ottawa, ON, Canada



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