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Psoriatic Arthritis Xplained

Through storytelling

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Medicine X Story

Working as a medical doctor, I realized that far too many patients are confused about their diagnoses, their conditions, and their treatments. There’s a disconnect between the language that doctors use and what everyday people understand. This can make you feel incredibly hopeless and anxious at an often very difficult time in your life.

We believe there is a better way. We believe all patients – regardless of age, gender, culture or condition – should have access to medical information they can understand! Everyone should feel informed and empowered in order to engage with their doctors and be involved in making medical decisions.

This is why Medicine X was created.

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Dr. Kim Chilman-Blair
Founder, Medicine X

About Psoriatic Arthritis Xplained

Psoriatic Arthritis Xplained is here to explain what PsA is and what you can do about it. If you think you suffer from PsA, take a look.

Real People

The Psoriatic Arthritis Xplained story is based on a real person – Jessica! It reflects her story, her experiences and her advice to others. There have also been lots of people who contributed along the way with their stories and advice. Thanks to everyone who helped create PsA Xplained!

Our Team

The MEDICINE X team are doctors, artists, and creative writers who all work to make sure of one thing — the information is easy to understand. No more medical jargon! Everything is correct and up-to-date!

Experts

Each of the stories we create is different, so there are experts in the field of psoriatic arthritis that have reviewed the story to ensure it is spot-on in terms of medical information. These experts are rheumatologists from all across Australia.

Meet Jessica

Hey, I’m Jessica! A couple of years ago, I started getting Psoriatic Arthritis. Sometimes my joints would get so hot and sore – it was driving me up the wall! If you want to hear more about me and see the ‘story behind the story’, check out the video.

PsA Xperts

Check out the lineup of experts that have been involved with Psoriatic Arthritis Xplained!

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Paul Bird (FRACP, PhD, Grad Dip MRI)

Associate Professor

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Don’t take our word for it!

Here’s what others are saying about the PsA Xplained story – we’d love to hear your thoughts too!

Excellent little story. Informative, and to the point. Well done.

— Lynda

Awesome and right on point!

— Michele

Information is great.

— Walter

I enjoyed this very much!

— Whitney

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The information provided by Medicine X is of a general nature and is not meant to be exhaustive or apply to your specific medical needs. Information shouldn’t substitute or overrule the advice, diagnosis, or treatment suggested by your doctor. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on Medicine X Websites, Apps, Email communications or in our Communities. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or emergency services immediately!

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