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How can devices affect psoriatic arthritis?

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Canes, crutches, braces, and shoe inserts can all help provide support, ease your pain, and help you get around. Your doctor or physical therapist can help you decide which is best for you. They can also teach you how to use it properly. Other devices, like jar openers and long-handled grabbers, can make your day-to-day life easier.

SOURCES:

American Academy of Dermatology: “Psoriatic Arthritis: Signs and Symptoms.”

American College of Rheumatology: “Psoriatic Arthritis.”

Arthritis Foundation: “7 Hand- and Foot-Care Tips for Psoriatic Arthritis,” “25 Treatments for Arthritis Hip and Knee Pain,” “Psoriatic Arthritis Self-Care,” “Psoriatic Arthritis Symptoms,” “Using Heat and Cold for Pain Relief.”

Mayo Clinic: “Psoriatic Arthritis: Lifestyle and Home Remedies.”

National Psoriasis Foundation: “About Psoriasis,” “Complementary and Alternative Therapies,” “Diet and Nutrition: Anti-Inflammatory,” “Life with Psoriasis,” “Managing Itch,” “Over the Counter Topicals.”

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on October 16, 2018

SOURCES:

American Academy of Dermatology: “Psoriatic Arthritis: Signs and Symptoms.”

American College of Rheumatology: “Psoriatic Arthritis.”

Arthritis Foundation: “7 Hand- and Foot-Care Tips for Psoriatic Arthritis,” “25 Treatments for Arthritis Hip and Knee Pain,” “Psoriatic Arthritis Self-Care,” “Psoriatic Arthritis Symptoms,” “Using Heat and Cold for Pain Relief.”

Mayo Clinic: “Psoriatic Arthritis: Lifestyle and Home Remedies.”

National Psoriasis Foundation: “About Psoriasis,” “Complementary and Alternative Therapies,” “Diet and Nutrition: Anti-Inflammatory,” “Life with Psoriasis,” “Managing Itch,” “Over the Counter Topicals.”

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on October 16, 2018

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