Psoriatic arthritis – is often diagnosed after psoriasis. Common symptoms are joint pain, and stiffness and swelling in any part of the body, including fingertips and spine. Joint problems can sometimes begin before skin patches appear. So, careful diagnosis is important.
As with psoriasis, mild or severe symptoms of psoriatic arthritis can flare up and die down over time. And a treatment that’s highly regarded for all arthritis and joints related pain is physical therapy.
Depression, stress and anxiety are debilitating conditions that weaken the immune system and lead to ill-health. Unfortunately, many elderly people with psoriasis symptoms also suffer from these conditions. People with anxiety disorders or depression often struggle to cope with the activities of daily living and need loving care.
Diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, and obesity and some other health issues are linked to psoriasis. They include:
Research shows that effective treatment of psoriasis can also reduce the risk of other comorbidities.
Haym Salomon Home for Nursing & Rehabilitation in Brooklyn NY specializes in treating and caring for patients with psoriasis alongside other health issues. Many of our patients present with a range of diseases and ailments common in the elderly, including psoriasis.
We are experienced at managing most health conditions – many of them life-threatening. We are experts at dealing with and managing psoriasis symptoms and its complications. Do contact us if you would like to learn more about restorative therapies and care services we provide to patients.
Haym Salomon Home’s dedicated team will work diligently to help patients and their families in reaching the optimal goals in all aspects of the treatment.