Psoriatic Arthritis Symptoms, Causes & Treatments: Resources & Information
Pay attention to your joints—especially if you or someone in your family has psoriasis.
If you have joint pain, swelling or stiffness, see a doctor as soon as possible.
These may be signs of psoriatic arthritis—a disease that may lead to joint destruction and disability.
Early diagnosis and treatment may reduce the risk of permanent damage to your joints.
Did you know?
As many as 30 percent of people with psoriasis actually have psoriatic arthritis, a form of inflammatory arthritis.
About the Joint Smart Coalition
The Joint Smart Coalition is a new effort between the Arthritis Foundation and the National Psoriasis Foundation, dedicated to people with psoriatic arthritis and to providing an empowering and educational resource for them and for people with other related inflammatory conditions, like rheumatoid arthritis and plaque psoriasis.