Psoriatic arthritis is a chronic (long-lasting) disease in which a person with psoriasis develops the symptoms and signs of arthritis - joint pain, stiffness and swelling. Psoriasis is a common, inherited skin condition that causes grayish-white scaling over a pink or dull-red skin rash.
Approximately 5% to 10% of the 3 million people who have psoriasis develop psoriatic arthritis. Psoriatic arthritis affects men and women equally and usually begins between ages 30 and 50. However,...Read more
As many as 30 percent of people with psoriasis actually have psoriatic arthritis, a form of inflammatory arthritis. How do you know,... Read more »
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In the previous post, we discussed different types of surgeries which are used in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. This week I’d... Read more »
Rheumatoid and psoriatic arthritis are among the most disabling forms of arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA), which affects 1 percent of the U.S.... Read more »
Arthritis is a well-known long-term effect of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstructive surgery. Many studies have shown that more than half... Read more »