Tag: Psoriatic arthritis

What Are The Best Arthritis Treatments?

What are the Best Arthritis Treatments By Dr. James Meschino, DC, MS, ND Let’s talk about what are the best arthritis treatments. There are two types of treatments – medical treatments and lifestyle, natural medicine treatments. Let’s talk first about medical treatments. In terms of controlling the inflammation in arthritis, there are non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory drugs…

By Jose Scott January 18, 2020 0

Permanent joint damage in psoriatic arthritis

Psoriatic arthritis remains a dilemma for both dermatologists and rheumatologists alike. We have to understand whether patients are going on to permanent joint damage, or are we simply treating signs and symptoms, many of which are extraarticular, which is distinct from other forms of inflammatory arthritis? New data is suggesting that we can control the…

By Jose Scott January 11, 2020 0

Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center

(peaceful instrumental music) – The Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center is a specialty care center in the Division of Rheumatology at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. The Arthritis Center has a three part mission focusing on excellence in patient care, research, and education. Instead of focusing on the patient’s disease we orient ourselves first and…

By Jose Scott January 11, 2020 1

Psoriatic Arthritis – Diagnosis

(gentle music) – Diagnosing psoriatic arthritis is not black or white. As with any rheumatologic disease, we have a set of criteria. And this set of criteria includes an examination by the physician determining if the joints are swollen, tender. And that includes a blood test to exclude rheumatoid arthritis. It counts if the blood…

By Jose Scott January 10, 2020 0

Discussing the guidelines for managing psoriatic arthritis: Part 2

[MUSIC PLAYING] INTERVIEWER: Hello, and welcome to this Medicine Matters podcast. Recently, the American College of Rheumatology and the National Psoriasis Foundation released their first evidence-based guidelines for the management of psoriatic arthritis. In the second of a two-part series on the new guidelines, we spoke with Professor Dafna Gladman from the University of Toronto,…

By Jose Scott January 9, 2020 0