Patient <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PESPT006844" title="Phil Smith" href="/topic/sports/basketball/phil-smith-PESPT006844.topic">Phil Smith</a>, left, found relief from back pain without surgery after learning exercises from physical therapist Dan Babbel, right, at Primary Care Partners. Doctors in Grand Junction have agreed that unless a patient shows certain red flags indicating serious injury, treatment for back pain starts with physical therapy.

( Robert D. Tonsing / Colorado Public News )

Patient Phil Smith, left, found relief from back pain without surgery after learning exercises from physical therapist Dan Babbel, right, at Primary Care Partners. Doctors in Grand Junction have agreed that unless a patient shows certain red flags indicating serious injury, treatment for back pain starts with physical therapy.

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