News & Blog

Year: 2014

ICA Pilot Research Program Awards

ICA congratulates the three researchers who have been awarded a grant through the ICA Pilot Research Program, funded by the Imagine No IC research fund. These talented investigators seek to…

Leaders in IC Educate Clinicians at AUA

In his course presented at AUA2014, Urological Pelvic Pain: The “Nuts and Bolts” of Therapy, ICA Medical Advisory Board and ICA Board member, Dr. Robert Moldwin, with help from fellow…

Federal Pain Research Database Launched

The Interagency Pain Research Portfolio (IPRP), a database that provides information about pain research and training activities supported by the federal government, has been launched by six federal agencies. This…

9th Annual NIH Pain Consortium Symposium on Advances in Pain Research

ICA recently attended the 9th Annual NIH Pain Consortium Symposium on Advances in Pain Research. The emphasis this year was on biological and psychological factors that contribute to chronic pain.…

Don’t Tell Me What I Can’t Do

In 1999, when I was 16 years old, I was diagnosed with interstitial cystitis. I suffered for two years from the onset of symptoms to diagnosis. As a little girl,…

Never Lose Hope

My name is Jackie Powe. I am a 25-year-old IC patient. When I was about 18, I began to notice a minor increase in my frequency of urination. About a…

Healing Through Chronic Pain

In the summer of 2007, I was working as a physical therapist/university instructor when IC/PBS reared up and pulled me out of my life. My main symptoms were bladder pain/inflammation,…