My Arthritis Story

Exciting news – I’m now a community advocate for!

I am delighted to announce that I have been asked to be a community advocate for popular American website

At, they aim to:

empower people living with this chronic health condition and caregivers to take control of psoriatic arthritis by providing a platform to learn, educate, and connect with peers and healthcare professionals

As a member of their community advocate team, I will be writing regular articles for them based on my experiences of living with PsA.

Check out my bio page here:

I will provide links to any articles I write for them from this blog so you won’t miss any of my content. I am also keen to stress that this won’t take anything away from In fact, it provides a great opportunity to raise awareness of this disease to a much wider audience.

I have a few other irons in the fire regarding announcements which I’ll look forward to providing more information on shortly.

Finally, I wanted to say thank you for all of your support, likes, comments and shares. As it’s your support of this blog that brought my work and mission to raise awareness to their attention. 🖤


  1. Rick Phillips

    Welcome to the Health Union we are glad to have you join us. I write in the RA and AS communities of HU.

  2. Excellent- another string to your bow. 😊

  3. Congratulations again! Super hyped for you! 💚

  4. Pingback: My first article for has been published - JoelvsArthritis

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Joel Nelson

Joel Nelson

Joel has lived with numerous forms of arthritis most of his life, with the onset when he was just 11 years old. In 2019, Joel created his blog, JoelvsArthritis to share his experiences, raise awareness and to be an advocate for those with arthritis and other autoimmune conditions. In his short writing career, Joel has written for a number of leading autoimmune and disability charities and is a community advocate and writer for Read his arthritis story here:

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