ICA’s Self-Care Adventure Links

The ICA’s Spring into Summer Self-Care Adventure was so helpful to the people who participated that we are sharing it with the entire IC/BPS community! Here is a complete list of the offerings from last week: PT Self- Treatment at … Continued

ICA Seeking Voices of Hope

Share your story of hope and success with the community and be an inspiration to others who are living with IC/BPS! We will be highlighting stories of encouragement and hope—written by you. Send your story to us and we’ll post … Continued

Welcome New ICA Board Members

The ICA is pleased to announce three new members to its Board of Directors who will lead, advise, and support the activities of the organization. Click here to read more about them!

Chronic Pain Survey

The US Pain Foundation is seeking feedback to better understand the challenges of chronic pain. The comprehensive survey hosts three separate tracks: one for patients, one for caregivers, and one for health care professionals. Questions cover a broad range of … Continued

ICA Advocates in Action

ICA Chair Mike Greenwell, ICA Vice-Chair Laura Santurri, ICA Executive Director Lee Lowery, and ICA’s Washington representative met with Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro’s office to present ICA’s legislative priorities. Congresswoman DeLauro is Chair of both the full Appropriations Committee and the … Continued

Dr. Jeffrey Proctor Shares Poster at SUFU

Dr. Jeffrey Proctor, ICA Medical Advisory Board Member, shares his recent poster entitiled NM47 Proposal for Interstitial Cystitis as the Etiology of Pigmented Maculopathy at the Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine & Urogenital Reconstruction (SUFU) Winter 2022 meeting in … Continued

Bachlorette Star Diagnosed with IC

Bachelorette star Angie Kent revealed that she has been diagnosed with interstitial cystitis. “Angie explained: ‘I have a new diagnosis, interstitial cystitis which I’ll be finding out more about and the treatment in my follow up appointment with my specialist’” … Continued

ICA Joins Friends of NIDDK in Support of Increased NIH Funding

Joining forces with 33 other patient, provider, healthcare, and research organizations, ICA signed on to letters urging Congress to promptly pass the final Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 appropriations bills with a robust increase for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), … Continued