Tag Archives: psoriatic arthritis
Posted on 19. Mar, 2012 by Jennifer.
Psoriatic arthritis is a chronic (long-term, slow and progressive) arthritis. It is a type of arthritic inflammation that occurs in about 15 percent of patients who have a skin rash called psoriasis. In some people, it is mild, with just occasional flare ups. In other people, it is continuous and can cause joint damage if [...]
Posted on 27. Jan, 2012 by Jennifer.
Psoriatic arthritis is a type of arthritic inflammation that occurs in about 15 percent of patients who have a skin rash called psoriasis. This particular arthritis can affect any joint within the body, with symptoms that vary from person to person. It affects men and women equally and can occur at any age. To first [...]
Posted on 13. Jan, 2012 by Jennifer.
Psoriasis is a skin disease in which patients have dry, red and scaly skin rashes that can occur on any part of the body. Between 5-20% of patients with psoriasis may develop an associated arthritis. Arthritis means inflamed joint. A normal joint consists of two cartilage-covered bone surfaces that glide smoothly against one another. In [...]
Posted on 01. Jul, 2011 by Annie.
Helpful hints & tips… Psoriatic arthritis affects different people in different ways. Sometimes the same joints on both sides of the body are affected, while for some people the problems are spread out across different joints. Whatever your symptoms, many people find that the disease comes (flares) and goes (remission) over many years, and some [...]