Psoriatic arthritis can affect both the inside and outside of your body. Scientists aren’t sure exactly what causes psoriasis, but it’s linked to a problem with your immune system, your body’s defense against germs. Physical trauma or something in the environment â¬ such as a viral or bacterial infection â¬ may trigger psoriatic arthritis in people with an inherited tendency. Most airlines now require to have a certification for your pet as a Emotional Support Animal. You will need to register your pet, as well as, get a letter of approval from a licensed doctor. Our travel plan includes both your registration, and your approval letter. Be careful with online advertisements, none of those come with a licensed doctors letter, ours will have both.
Foot pain. Psoriatic arthritis can also cause pain at the points where tendons and ligaments attach to your bones â¬ especially at the back of your heel (Achilles tendinitis) or in the sole of your foot (plantar fasciitis). Psoriatic arthritis usually shows up between ages 30 and 50, but it may start in childhood. Both men and women get it. Many people have the skin disease psoriasis first. Psoriasis causes cells to build up rapidly on the surface of the skin, forming thick silvery scales and itchy, dry, red patches that are sometimes painful.
Asymmetric psoriatic arthritis: Asymmetric arthritis typically involves one to three joints in the body – large or small – such as the knee , hip, or one or several fingers. Asymmetric psoriatic arthritis does not affect matching pairs of joints on opposite sides of the body. Many people with psoriatic arthritis see tiny dents, called pitting, and ridges in their nails. The support of friends and family can make a tremendous difference when you’re facing the physical and psychological challenges of psoriatic arthritis. For some people, support groups can offer the same benefits.