Pain is a cry for help – your body asking you to pay attention. Ignoring pain – “I can tolerate it” – won’t make it go away. When you’re in pain, you need to take action. The first step in reducing pain is getting it properly evaluated. See a doctor – consult with a pain specialist. Find out where the pain is coming from. Then take the right steps. In the 21st century there are so many ways to eradicate pain. Don’t grin and bear it. Click here to read more about chronic pain control techniques from Spine-Health.