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.

Make Cooking Easier When You Have Psoriatic Arthritis

You don’t have to give up cooking with psoriatic arthritis. Here are helpful tips to make it less stressful on your joints.

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9 Ways to Manage Fatigue With Psoriatic Arthritis

As many as 50 percent of psoriatic arthritis patients suffer from fatigue. Tracy Davenport, Ph.D. offers nine practical tips to keep fatigue at bay.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

10 Red Flags of a Psoriatic Arthritis Flare

Attend to your psoriatic arthritis before it flares by paying attention to these 10 red flags, places where soreness and other symptoms occur.

By Julie Cerrone Croner

The Link Between Osteoporosis/Osteopenia and Psoriatic Arthritis and How to Protect Your Bones

Read the science behind the connection between psoriatic arthritis and osteoporosis and osteopenia, as well as tips for preventing bone damage.

By Casey Nilsson

5 Ways to Prevent Falls With Psoriatic Arthritis

Psoriatic arthritis can affect balance and lead to falls, which lead to other health complications. Here are five practical ways to minimize your risk of falling.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Do You Experience Social Anxiety With Your Psoriatic Arthritis?

About one-third of people living with psoriasis, including psoriatic arthritis, experience anxiety or have an increased risk. Learn about what factors contribute to it and what you can do.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

With Psoriatic Arthritis, Bone Damage Increases With Age

Bone changes, including erosions and bone spurs, caused by psoriatic arthritis (PsA) and psoriasis increase with age, according to German researchers.

By Diane Domina

Combined Dermatology-Rheumatology Clinics: A Look at Collaborative Care

Combined clinics are popping up across the U.S. to treat psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, and other conditions. Learn what research says about collaboration.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Psoriatic Arthritis and Disability: What You Need to Know

One-third of people with psoriatic arthritis will claim short-term or permanent disability. Here’s what you need to know about filing a disability claim.

By Casey Nilsson

7 Tips for Managing Weight Gain With Psoriatic Arthritis

Managing weight gain is especially challenging when living with psoriatic arthritis. Here are seven practical tips, including recognizing triggers, trying low-impact exercises, and getting support.

By Julie Cerrone Croner

Psoriatic Arthritis: 9 Ways to Show Your Feet Some Love

Foot pain often comes with psoriatic arthritis and can lead to other complications. Protect and be good to your feet with these nine tips.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

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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.

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.