Thursday, 01 December 2011 07:00

Health Tip: Do You Have Psoriatic Arthritis?

(HealthDay News) -- 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.