Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) can cause joint stiffness, swelling, pain, and other symptoms that make it harder to perform daily activities — including tasks at work. People with PsA may also need to take time off work to attend medical appointments or recover from a flare of symptoms.
Although PsA has no cure, the condition can be managed. Following your doctor’s recommended treatment plan and adjusting your daily habits can help reduce inflammation, relieve symptoms, and prevent flares.
Here are some strategies for managing PsA on the job.