Sleep problems can occur in patients with psoriatic arthritis. While there are unfortunately many causes of these problems, there are also many solutions. In this video, Victoria Ruffing, RN, BC, the director of patient education at Johns Hopkins Rheumatology, discusses ways to combat sleeplessness and feel more restful throughout the day.
While corticosteroids are a great tool for decreasing inflammation and allergic reactions, some patients may experience side effects. It is important to communicate with your doctor about any negative effects that you may experience. In this video, Dr. Rebecca Manno explains what to look out for while taking corticosteroids.
There are many benefits to taking corticosteroids for arthritis pain, and they can be prescribed in administered in several ways: oral, intravenous (IV), topical, inhaled, or injection. In this video, Dr. Rebecca Manno explains what corticosteroids are, how they’re prescribed, and the benefits of taking them.
Progressive Muscle Relaxation is a deep relaxation technique that can be performed in many different settings. Practicing progressive muscle relaxtion several times per week has been shown to improve stress, anxiety, sleep, and pain. Follow along as Drs. Neda Gould and Dana DiRenzo demonstrate.