Psoriatic Arthritis Archives - Psoriasis Research
  • What you Should Know about Psoriatic Arthritis

    While there are well over 100 different types of arthritis in existence, unfortunately many people do not even realize that there are other types of arthritis besides rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis One of those little known types of arthritis is known as psoriatic arthritis and it can be as...
  • What are the Risk Factors for Psoriatic Arthritis?

    Psoriatic arthritis affects some people who have psoriasis, a chronic inflammatory disease of the immune system that manifests itself as patches of red or silvery skin lesions. Most people develop psoriasis before being diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis, but joint issues sometimes appear before skin lesions. Joint pain, swelling, and...
  • Testing and Diagnosis for Psoriatic Arthritis

    Psoriatic arthritis (PSA) is a condition that affects people who have psoriasis, an immune system disorder that appears as reddish or silvery skin lesions. Symptoms of PSA include periodic inflammation of the joints and body tissues, including the heart, eyes, kidneys, lungs, and spine. A person may have symptoms of...
  • How to Manage Living with Psoriatic Arthritis

    Approximately 15% of people with psoriasis also develop a condition called psoriatic arthritis (PSA). This form of arthritis occurs when the body’s immune system not only starts to attack your skin, causing the trademark skin lesions of psoriasis, but also begins to attack your joints as well. Sometimes, PSA...