Psoriatic ArthritisSymptoms

How to Spot Psoriatic Arthritis Right Away

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Mat Reding

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Joint Lesions

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Swollen Fingers

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Knuckle Swelling

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Nail Damage

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Symmetrical Swelling

Psoriatic arthritis spine
Spine of patient with psoriatic arthritis - arrows indicate signs of spondylitisFiona McQueen, Marissa Lassere and Mikkel Østergaard

Limited Mobility in Your Back or Hips

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Inge Poelman

Poor Posture

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Telescoping Fingers

Tracy Middleton

Tracy Middleton


Tracy Middleton is an award-winning writer, editor, and content strategist. She has more than 20 years’ experience covering health and wellness for publications including Women’s Health, Men’s Health, Cosmopolitan, Reader’s Digest, and Cancer Today. When she’s not wordsmithing, you can find her at the gym, on her yoga mat, or baking with her two daughters.