Your Colorado Springs Super Clinic of Physical Therapists and Rehabilitation Specialists
TurningPoint Medical Group is the region’s leading super-clinic offering multi-disciplinary services by world-class specialists in physical therapy, vestibular rehabilitation (GyroStim), and massage therapy. You get integrated and coordinated care under one roof for optimal results.
With field-proven programs, nationally and internationally recognized physical therapists and specialists, world-class technology, and a sincere commitment to the community, we deliver advanced health care programs and services, distinguished by the skill and compassion of our caregivers. We believe in providing services of the highest quality and in achieving superior levels of patient satisfaction through the combined efforts of our outstanding team.
TurningPoint Medical Group provides a range of comprehensive health care services. We opperate as a super clinic health care facility. We have diagnostic capabilities including VNG (videonystogmography), Nuerocomm Computerized Posturography and 24-lead qEEG brain mapping in our office and outsourcing capabilities for laboratory services, x-ray, electro-diagnostics, ultrasound, PET, CT scan, and MRI.
Overall, TurningPoint Medical Group is comprised of three entities: CBT-Brain Centers, Body Workshop, and Innate Consulting. Learn more about them here:
CBT-BRAIN CENTERS: The Future in Brain Rehabilitation Is Here
Treatments for brain injury and disease: What sets our brain therapy apart at CBT-Brain Centers is our unique approach in diagnosing the origin of vestibular misalignment through the use of our VNG (videostogmorgraphy) and determining neuro-pathway obstruction through the use of our 24 lead qEEG (GyroStim Performa). We use these tools and their results to customize a specific treatment plan to meet your individual needs. Whether your reasons for coming to our office have resulted from sports injuries, concussions, auto accidents, or normal wear and tear, we bring years of experience, study, and education to return you to normal as quickly as possible so that you can return to living life to its fullest.
BODY WORKSHOP: Multi-disciplinary Rehabilitation
Treatments for bodily injury and rehabilitation: The Body Workshop leverages multiple therapies to treat injury and disorders. Therapies include physical therapy, massage therapy, and manual therapy. We are better able to coordinate care when all disciplines are under one roof. This is eliminates the need for you, the patient, to visit multiple clinics for treating the same condition.
INNATE CONSULTING: Sports Performance Enhancement
Therapy for enhanced sports performance and concentration: We offer sports performance enhancement for professional or afluent athlete. Services are available for all ages and sports. Athletes can experience dramatic improved physical and mental capacity. This gives you a safe, competitive edge in your sport.
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Meet the Team
TurningPoint Medical Group is made up of numerous healthcare specialists. From physicians and physical therapists, to technicians and clerical staff, everyone at TurningPoint Medical Group is part of an extended, caring family. These dedicated people spend countless hours helping TurningPoint Medical Group fulfill its mission of service to the community. Customer service is an integral part of TurningPoint Medical Group’s mission. As we strive to provide excellent service to our patients, we emphasize the importance of customer service between each other. It is all part of our people-oriented mission.
Markus M. Ernst, PT
Markus is a physical therapist, owner, and CEO at TurningPoint Medical Group. Markus Ernst is an expert physical therapist with more than 10 years of education in physical therapy and more than 17 years in practice. He studied all over Europe including prestigious institutions in the Netherlands. Markus travels annually to Germany to instruct local therapists. Markus served in the German military and represented them as a professional athlete in many marathons and triathlons. Markus moved to the United States with his wife in 2011. Markus and his wife call Colorado Springs their new home. In their free time, they enjoy taking their dogs outdoors, camping, hiking, and fishing among other activities.
- 1994 – 2003: Professional Athlete Germany (Triathlon & Ultra running)
- 1998 – 2001: German Certificate for Physical Therapy
- 2001 – 2004: Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy (University Thim van der laan, Amsterdam, NL)
- 2004: Opened outpatient clinic in Bavaria, Germany
- 2005 – 2007: Master of Science in Orthopedic Manual Therapy (Chiemsee Academy, Germany/Netherland)
- 2006: Certified and licensed instructor for TMJ-Therapy
- 2006: Certified Golf Physical Therapist > 2007 Licensed Instructor > 2010 Head Instructor USA
- 2008: Certified Sport Physical Therapist
- 2009 – 2011: Teacher (part time) for Anatomy and Orthopedic Manual Therapy at Chiemsee Academy
- October 2014: Co-founder of CBP-Brain Center
- December 2015: Expanding to TurningPoint Medical Group
Erin Blessman, DPT
Erin is the lead physical therapist at TurningPoint Medical Group. She graduated in 2009 with her doctorate in Physical Therapy. Since graduation Erin has worked in outpatient clinics as well as with home care agencies but is most excited about joining TurningPoint Medical Group. She enjoys being a part of a team that provides people with a unique avenue when all others have failed. Erin is very passionate about providing individualized and quality care. Outside of the office Erin enjoys spending time with her family, especially outdoors.
Holly Snell, PTA
Holly is a physical therapy assistant and has been with CBP-Brain Center since September 2015. Holly is our expert on task development and cognitive stimulation. Holly specializes in working with patients in GyroStim therapy and manual physical therapy. In her free time, Holly enjoys being active, enjoying the outdoors and spending time with friends and family.
Giana Hanzich, Medical Technician
Giana is a medical technician and has been part of the CBP-Brain Center family since 2015. Giana is TurningPoint’s specialist in Neurofeedback and VNG diagnostics. When Giana is not helping with training and brain mapping, she can be found assisting at the front desk. When Giana is out of the office, she enjoys being outdoors, spending time with family, and just enjoying everything life has to offer.
Kristina Powell – Office Manager
Kristina brings more than 6 years of management experience to our office, specializing in patient connections. Kristina is the friendly face that greets you as you walk through the front door and guides you through your appointment. Kristina is also your point of contact for all billing, insurance, and scheduling matters; she helps to make sure you have all of your questions answered. When Kristina is not at the office, she enjoys spending time with her family, feeding her passion for all things art and preparing for her first fitness competition this summer.
More information about all of our team members coming soon!