This book is intended for practicing doctors in alternate medicine, paramedical staff, amateur practitioners and social workers. Even an experienced allopath doctor will find valuable information regarding rheumatic diseases, its causes and diagnosis and cure by holistic approach. It is written in simple language avoiding as for as possible difficult terms. A glossary of medical terms is also given at the end. Section-A includes general information with a brief part on pain. Section-B deals with most of the rheumatic diseases, their causes, symptoms and diagnosis. Section-C includes the basic concepts of Ayurveda, homoeopathy, acupressure, magneto therapy, naturopathy, yoga and exercise and their uses in rheumatic diseases. Lastly, it includes glossary of some medical terms used in writing the book.