Psoriatic Arthritis

Do I have Psoriatic Arthritis?

Also known as arthropathic psoriasis or psoriatic arthropathy, psoriatic arthritis is joint inflammation that occurs with a skin disorder called psoriasis, a chronic inflammatory condition with patches of red skin often covered with flaky white scales. Not directly connected with the arthritis, psoriasis may also cause issues with fingernails and toenails, pitting or ridging, and can cause the nail to disintegrate, or detach from the nail beds.

The natural treatment for psoriatic arthritis is system and the same as most forms of arthritis.

Psoriatic Arthritis of the Hand

Arthritis causes not just joint pain and inflammation, but complex musculoskeletal disorders that cause constant throbbing pain in your bones and joints.  Arthritis is a leading cause of disability and can normal life more than most conditions. Psoriatic arthritis can be particularly distressing  as the pain and irritation is twofold.

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Modern research indicates that proper exercise, weight control, and avoidance of joint injuries can help not only take a load off your bones but also help them stay healthy.

There is no “cure” for arthritis, but you don’t have to suffer through it. Arthritis can be helped if not completely cured; there are now hundreds of relief options that range from medically prescribed drugs to lifestyle changes and natural remedies.

The right medical drugs go a long way with the aches and pains of arthritis but many other ways can help your arthritis that have nothing to do with drugs. The right diets, the proper supplements, regular exercise such as swimming can all be useful.