Health based researchers are constantly looking for the next big thing; the "wonder drug" that will help relieve pain and improve your health. Well, it looks like many researchers have hit on the same concept, which may turn out to be the biggest "wonder drug" for individuals with chronic conditions. Exercise. Good, old-fashioned movement may be the "drug" needed to jump start pain relief and improvement of health. Even better, "taking" exercise before chronic conditions, such as diabetes, obesity, anxiety, heart disease, and depression, appear can help reduce your health risk. For arthritis specifically, physical activity can help relieve pain in stiff joints.