there's no cure for the condition, but newer medications can control it so well that it goes into remission, which means you have no symptoms..
Treatment for psoriatic arthritis can relieve pain, reduce swelling, help keep joints working properly and possibly prevent further joint damage. Doctors will recommend treatments based on the type of psoriatic arthritis, its severity and your reaction to treatment.
Psoriatic arthritis is a form of inflammatory arthritis that affects both skin and joints. It is treated with disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs) and biologic drugs. In some cases, these drugs can lead to a near disappearance of symptoms, prompting patients to wonder if they still need their medication.
Treatment for psoriatic arthritis consists of treating the arthritis and the skin and may also involve surgery. See more about psoriatic arthritis treatment.
Having a name for my disease was minor relief, which did not offset the bad news that psoriatic arthritis was a disabling illness with no cure. The permanent .