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Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA) is a type of inflammatory arthritis which affects people who suffer from the chronic skin condition, psoriasis.
Common symptoms of psoriatic arthritis include pain, swelling, or stiffness in one or more joints that are red or warm to the touch. Person with psoriatic arthritis also experiences pain in and around the feet and ankles, especially tendinitis in the Achilles tendon or Plantar fasciitis in the sole of the foot and in the area of the Sacrum (the lower back, above the tailbone). Changes to the nails, such as pitting or separation from the nail bed also occurs.
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Hi all do you guys have mattress toppers and do they help? I feel that my mattress is too hard sometimes. Especially when my PsA is really bad. If I lie on my side my hips will start to hurt really bad as well as my shoulders and and my back that…Continue
Hi all,I have PsA and am currently on Cimzia, meloxicam and 25 mg/week of MTX. I have never actually had a formal diagnosis of psoriasis, but have had plenty of skin and eye issues (extreme dry scalp, huge temporary hives, eczema, plain…Continue
Does anyone's doctor give them prescriptions for sleeping pills? I think if I could sleep I could deal with this better. But, I don't want to keep living like this. It is horrible and no life only pain.Continue
Has anyone used a TENS unit to sooth aches & pains? I used one for some back issues years ago but I'm thinking it could help with some of the pain I have in my lower back, hips, & knees. Also, does massage help? I'm not sure I can afford a…Continue
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