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
Nodules. They are one of the ugly side effects of rheumatoid arthritis. According to an interview done with Dr. Joan Merrill at... Read more »
Byron Janis has a charming laugh. Maria Cooper Janis loves her husband. As a couple, the Janises are warm and inviting. I was... Read more »
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If I have right knee osteoarthritis, do I have to work out my left side as well? I was recently asked by a patient why he had to work... 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 »