Do you experience painful and swollen joints along with scaly rashes that characterize Psoriasis? Then it may be Psoriatic arthritis. It is an inflammatory type of arthritis which is mostly seen in people suffering from Psoriasis. People with this condition endure severe pain, restricted movements, and disability along with psoriatic plaques. Luckily one can control Psoriatic Arthritis effectively and improve quality of life with Homeopathy. Homeopathy treatment for Psoriatic Arthritis provides relief from pain, stiffness, and swelling of the joints by controlling the roots responsible for this condition. Homeocare International heals Psoriatic Arthritis using Constitutional Homeopathy and provides long term relief and also eliminates its risk of reoccurrence. Homeocare International Expert Doctors offers a much better treatment option for people suffering from Arthritis who not only provide short term relief but are aimed at completely curing and eradicating the inflammation of the joints.
About Psoriatic Arthritis
Psoriatic arthritis is an Inflammatory form of arthritis that develops in some people who have psoriasis a chronic skin condition characterized by thickened, reddish patches of skin that are often flecked with dry, white scales. It can cause painful, swollen joints similar to rheumatoid arthritis. They most often can affect fingertips, Thumbs, Hips, Spine and the pain can range from mild to severe. Our Expert Doctors focus is on controlling symptoms and preventing damage to your joints.
Psoriatic Arthritis is further classified into different types, namely
- Symmetric Psoriatic Arthritis (affects same joints on both sides of the body and also resembles Rheumatoid Arthritis)
- Asymmetric Psoriatic Arthritis (does not affect the same joints on both sides of the body)
- Distal Psoriatic Arthritis (affects small joints like fingers and toes)
- Spondylitis (mainly affects the spine and neck and leads to pain, inflammation, and stiffness)
- Arthritis Mutilans (affects small joints near to the nails and is the rarest form of Psoriatic Arthritis)
Causative Factors of Psoriatic Arthritis
What exactly causes Psoriatic Arthritis is still unknown, but it is believed to be triggered due to autoimmune disorders. Few triggering factors of Psoriatic Arthritis include
- Age (people between 30 to 50 years of age)
- Suffering from Psoriasis
- The family history of Psoriasis
- Infections like a cold or strep throat
- Injuries to the skin
- Certain medications
- Severe stress
- Excess exposure to cigarette smoke and alcohol consumption
Symptoms of Psoriatic Arthritis
Symptoms of Psoriatic Arthritis differ for each individual and can range from mild to severe depending on the type and severity of the condition. Few common symptoms of Psoriatic Arthritis include
- Severe pain and joint stiffness
- Inflamed Joints
- The appearance of rash or plaques on joints or skin on joints
- Lower back pain
- The altered range of motion
- Pain and redness in the eyes
- Changes in the nail bed
- Foot pain
Complications of Psoriatic Arthritis
If left untreated, Psoriatic Arthritis can trigger the risk of several complications like
- Eye problems
- Hearing loss
- Psoriatic Arthritis Mutilans
- Permanent joint damage
To avoid the above-mentioned complications of Psoriatic Arthritis, Contact our expert Homeopathy Doctors today.
- Is Psoriatic Arthritis a serious disease?
As Psoriatic Arthritis is a progressive disease, if left uncontrolled will become worse over time and increases your risk of heart diseases and several other chronic diseases.
- What joints can get affected by ?
It can affect almost all the joints in the body say small joints, large joints, and even the spine.
- How many people with Psoriasis are prone to develop Psoriatic Arthritis?
In our clinical research, it is estimated that up to 20 to 30 percent of people with Psoriasis may develop Psoriatic Arthritis.
- Can mild Psoriasis become severe?
If left untreated, Psoriasis can become severe. Few triggering factors like stress, infections, weather changes, smoking, excess alcohol consumption, and others can cause flare-ups and worsen the condition.
- Does Psoriasis spread fast?
Psoriasis is not contagious and does not spread to other persons. But, if left untreated, it can spread rapidly to other parts of your own body.