National Psoriasis Foundation

About Psoriatic Arthritis

Up to 30 percent of people with psoriasis develop psoriatic arthritis. Early recognition, diagnosis and treatment of psoriatic arthritis are critical to relieve pain and inflammation and help prevent progressive joint damage.

Psoriatic arthritis symptoms and diagnosisSymptoms and Diagnosis

Psoriatic arthritis can develop slowly with mild symptoms, or it can develop quickly and be severe. Early recognition, diagnosis and treatment of psoriatic arthritis can help prevent or limit extensive joint damage that occurs in later stages of the disease. Read more about psoriatic arthritis symptoms and diagnosis »

Classifications of psoriatic arthritisClassifications of Psoriatic Arthritis

Just like psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis ranges from mild to severe. The number of joints affected will have a large impact on the particular treatment plan a rheumatologist will recommend. Learn more »

Find the right doctorFind the Right Doctor

Psoriatic arthritis is a chronic disease that makes selecting a doctor for long-term care one of the most important decisions you will make. You are doing more than picking a doctor: You are forming a team to manage your health. Learn how to find the right doctor »