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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 everyone,I haven't been here in a while, but thought this would be the best place to check in. Has anyone had any luck with using essential oils for symptom management?A friend recently sent me an oil mixture she made that has helped her husband…Continue
I have another question. Regarding Disablity. I currently work fulltime or have been trying to. I am on FMLA and now have a reduced schedule to 7 hours per day M-F. I have a desk job. I sit usually about 8 hours per day. This I have found to…Continue
Hi all! I am pretty new to this site, but not new at all to the PsA issue. For years I got diagnoses such as Rheumatoid Arthritis, Sero-negative lupus, Mixed Connective Tissue Disease...but recently received the diagnosis of PsA. I was on Enbrel,…Continue
Hello, my name is Ben and I was diagnosed with PsA in January 2014. I felt with pain in my lower back for a year and just thought I had back problems and kept going to the chiropractor. Of course it didn't work. In August of 2013 my feet and ankles…Continue
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