National Pain Awareness Month

September is an important month for anyone living with pain because it is National Pain Awareness Month. For thirty days, the US Pain Foundation will draw public attention to the hardships, struggles and trials of those suffering from chronic pain. … Continued

IC Awareness Month

September is IC Awareness Month, and raising public awareness of IC is nothing new to ICA – education and advocacy have been vital parts of our mission and work every day for the last thirty years. ICA will continue to … Continued

ICA’s New Website

Have you checked out ICA’s brand new website? If not, go take a look today! For months ICA staff was hard at work and are now delighted to announce the debut of a new and updated ICA website! Our new … Continued

ICA & UCF Are Working Together to Advance IC Research!

The ICA is pleased to partner with the Urology Care Foundation to support two Research Scholar Awards funded by the ICA. The competition for the 2016 Urology Care Foundation Research Scholar Awards is accepting applications! As part of the 27 … Continued

Diagnosing & Monitoring IBD

Each year, over 70,000 patients are newly diagnosed with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), including Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America is holding a FREE hour-long webinar on diagnosing and monitoring inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) … Continued

New Voices of Hope!

This week’s new Voices of Hope was sent to us from a young woman who was in excruciating pain every second of every single day for 14 years. Adding to her suffering, IC caused her to miss many experiences with … Continued

Celebrate ICA’s 30th Anniversary Now

“ICA’s patient support saved my life. They gave me hope.” Through ICA’s support services, IC patients and their loved ones – perhaps even you – discover they are not alone in their struggle, are provided life-saving information, and find hope. … Continued

Support “Operation Cure IC”

Sheila Erimez is an IC warrior and patient advocate with a big heart and a mission! On August 29th, she’ll be tackling the Reebok Spartan Sprint – a 5K obstacle race – to raise money and awareness for IC. Her … Continued

Free Acupuncture Clinic

Healthpointe Acupuncture & Wellness, Rockville, MD, partnered with ICA to hold Free Pain Clinics on Wednesdays in August with the hope of helping to raise money for ICA. Through their efforts, Healthpointe Acupuncture & Wellness was able to raise $200 … Continued