What is Psoriatic Arthritis?
Psoriatic Arthritis is a kind of arthritis that is seen in people with skin disease called psoriasis. Psoriasis is characterised by red, itchy, scaly rashes on skin and often causes pain and swelling of the joints.
The symptoms Psoriatic Arthritis are pain in tendons, lower back. foot pain, fatigue, swollen toes and fingers.
Medicines are used to reduce pain and swelling of joints.Anti-rheumatic drugs, NSAIDs and Biologic therapy help to reduce stiffness, pain and skin lesions .
Applying ice packs and warm compress are the most used remedies in home to reduce inflammation in joints and tendons.