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Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment of Psoriatic Arthritis

Psoriatic arthritis is an autoimmune disease coupled with psoriasis. Read on about the causes and treatments, as well as dietary guidelines and tips to alleviate symptoms.

The disease attacks the body in a symmetric pattern.

Rheumatoid Arthritis- Battle Inside the Body

Rheumatoid arthritis is a debilitating auto-immune disease. This article lists the disease factors, common symptoms and the best treatments for your disease.


Heat Treatment Options to Relieve Arthritis Pain

Most people with arthritis will use some type of heat treatment at home on a regular basis to relieve arthritis pain. It can be as common and simple as a daily hot shower or bath, or a heating pad. There are other inexpensive options for home use as well.

Resting hand splint should cover at least 2/3 of the forearm.  Shown worn with Isotoner glove.

How to Relieve Arthritis Pain With Resting Hand Splints

Resting hand splints, worn while sleeping, are very effective for relief from arthritis pain and stiffness in the hands.


Strategies to Relieve Arthritis Pain

We cannot escape arthritis. However, contrar to what many people think, there are many self management strategies to get relief from arthritis pain and stiffness. Use of heat strategies, gloves and splints, exercises, and joint protection strategies are very effective.

Arthritic hand. Photo by my brother.

Relieve Arthritis Pain and Stiffness in the Hands With Contrast Baths

A contrast bath is the alternating use of warm and cold water. This technique is one of the best and most simple strategies to relieve arthritis pain and stiffness in the hands.