Your overall care will be overseen by your doctor, who is usually a rheumatologist. A trained nurse may also assist in the monitoring of your condition and therapies. The treatment of your psoriasis may be handled by a dermatologist, a skin specialist.

You might also be interested in:

  • A physiotherapist who can provide exercise recommendations to help you retain your mobility
  • An occupational therapist who can help you protect your joints by utilising wrist splints or knee braces, for example. To lessen the tension on your joints, you may be recommended to adjust the way you perform certain chores.
  • A podiatrist, who can examine your footcare requirements and recommend customised insoles and supportive footwear.

Types of treatments for the arthritis:

  1. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
  2. Steroid injections into affected joints
  3. Disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs)
  4. Biological therapies.

Reference: Psoriatic arthritis. (n.d.). Retrieved from