Psoriatic Arthritis

The latest news and trends on psoriatic arthritis, including symptoms to watch out for, treatment options, and how to manage the condition at home and work.

Be a Better Cook With Psoriatic Arthritis

A PsA diagnosis doesn't mean you have to give up cooking. Here are helpful tips to make time in the kitchen less stressful on your joints.

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Tired All the Time? Here’s How to Better Manage Your Energy With PsA

You’d be surprised how little changes can really add up to a better day with psoriatic arthritis.

By Casey Nilsson

9 Things People with Psoriatic Arthritis Wish Others Knew

If you could have your friends and loved ones understand one aspect of psoriatic arthritis, what would it be? Start with this great list that sheds misconceptions about the condition.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

9 Mantras for Psoriatic Arthritis

Find inspiration for living daily with psoriatic arthritis by reading these mantras by patient expert Diane Talbert

By Diane Talbert

Decoding Your Psoriatic Arthritis Bloodwork

Psoriatic disease is all about inflammation. Your blood work will tell you the full story, but it helps to know how to decode the results. Learn what your results are saying.

By Casey Nilsson

Psoriatic Disease Patient Advocate Lori-Ann Holbrook Up Close and Personal

Get to know psoriatic disease patient advocate Lori-Ann Holbrook and find out why she started her blog and how she practices self-care.

By Julie Cerrone Croner

Psoriatic Arthritis: 9 Ways to Know if a Group Fitness Class Is Right for You

Living with psoriatic arthritis? Find out if a group fitness class is right for you.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

What to Do When You’re Diagnosed With Psoriatic Arthritis

Three top psoriasis bloggers weigh in on what to do after diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis.

By Sabrina Skiles

9 Things a Spouse Can Do to Help Psoriatic Arthritis

From honest communication to helping with chores, here are some ways a spouse can help with psoriatic arthritis.

By Claire Gillespie

9 Lessons Learned From Living With Psoriatic Arthritis

After living with psoriatic arthritis for 25 years, patient advocate Diane Talbert shares nine insightful lessons on managing her condition, from asking for help to finding the right doctor.

By Diane Talbert

Sleeping Well With Psoriatic Arthritis

Joint pain and itchiness can disrupt healthy sleep. But some simple, proactive steps can help.

By Eileen Bailey

Featured Collections

Managing Psoriatic Arthritis

What's your personal pain scale? Learn how to anticipate and prevent flares; how to collaborate with your care team for effective therapies; and how to adapt your favorite activities to PsA.

Psoriatic Arthritis: How to Adapt and Thrive

Our experts share how they've adapted their homes, workplaces, and hobbies to continue pursuing their daily lives and goals with psoriatic arthritis.

Meet the Experts

Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Health Writer

Since 2004, Dr. Davenport has shared her passion for health and knowledge of the psycho-social aspects of chronic diseases with the HealthCentral community.

Casey Nilsson

Patient Expert

Casey Nilsson, an award-winning journalist based in Providence, Rhode Island, writes about autoimmune disease for HealthCentral.

Alisha Bridges

Patient Expert

Public speaker and award-winning writer and community advocate. She has lived and thrived with psoriasis for over two decades.

Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Health Writer

Since 2004, Dr. Davenport has shared her passion for health and knowledge of the psycho-social aspects of chronic diseases with the HealthCentral community.

Health News

3D Imaging Technique Could Improve Arthritis Treatment

Researchers at the University of Cambridge have designed a new technique to monitor joint damage in people with arthritis and detect tiny changes in the joints – a development that could lead to better understanding about how arthritis progresses.

These Healthy Habits Could Add More Than a Decade to Your Life

A healthy lifestyle can help you feel and look your best, but new research published in Circulation, the journal of the American Heart Association (AHA), suggests it can also increase longevity by 14 years for women and 12 years for men.

DASH Diet May Help Relieve Gout

New research shows that the same diet that helps reduce blood pressure can help ease gout symptoms, too.