Health Tip: Do You Have Psoriatic Arthritis?

-- Psoriatic arthritis is an inflammatory joint condition that is associated with the chronic skin condition psoriasis.

The Arthritis Foundation says common symptoms of psoriatic arthritis include:

  • Joints that are swollen and painful.
  • Pain and soreness where tendons attach to bone, such as at the heel.
  • Pitting or separation of nails from the nail bed.
  • Back pain.
  • Conjunctivitis, characterized by redness and pain in tissues surrounding the eyes.
  • Feeling fatigued, reduced range of motion in the joints and feeling stiff in the morning.

Posted: December 2011


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