In treating someone suffering from arthritis and rheumatism with homeopathy, just as with any other condition, we look at the person as a whole. By looking at what exactly the problem is: pains, stiffness, sleep disturbance, limitation of particular activities, or what? Where is it? How long has it been a problem, and what has been the evolution? Which means where did it start and what has happened since – has it moved, if so, in any particular pattern? How was this triggered?