Share Your Pain and Pain Management Experience with the CDC

The CDC is soliciting stakeholders’ perspectives and experiences with pain and pain management. They would include patients, patients’ family members and/or caregivers, and healthcare providers who care for patients with pain or conditions that can complicate pain management. CDC will … Continued

ICA MAB Member Among Atlanta Magazine’s Top Doctors

For the third year, ICA medical advisory board member, Dr. Jeffrey G. Proctor is named one of metro Atlanta’s Top Doctors by Atlanta magazine. The Marietta resident formed the Georgia Urology office in Cartersville. Thanks to his passion for IC … Continued

The V Hive Podcast: A Healing Story

Check out episode 81 on The V Hive, A Healing Story – “Mind-Body Medicine Saved My Life.” Kitty Pert talks about how mind-body medicine saved her life. Listen to the podcast at    

Inspired by You – Photo Contest

Inspire, ICA’s Online Support Community partner, is hosting a photo contest called Inspired by You to encourage Inspire members to express themselves through photography. Learn more about the contest in this post from Inspire CEO Brian Loew.

How I Channeled My Medical Experiences into Creative Work

New V Hive podcast episode: A Healing Story – “How I Channeled My Medical Experiences into Creative Work” This weeks episode features Sarah Bigham, a woman who lives with a host of medical conditions including Interstitial cystitis and vulvodynia. She … Continued

ICA Celebrates 35 Years!

Commitment and perseverance from the many IC heroes in the IC community provided positive change for someone who needed the Interstitial Cystitis Association (ICA). The ICA began with a call for action 35 years ago when ICA founder, Vicki Ratner, … Continued

UC Davis IC Satisfaction Survey

Dr. Tony Buffington, University of California, Davis, invites you to participate in an anonymous (IRB-approved) online survey to study the effects of satisfaction with healthcare and social support on interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome (IC/BPS) symptoms. Take the survey at: IC … Continued

IC Patient Featured in Women’s Health Article

IC/BPS patient, Lori Primmerman, was featured in an article on Women’s Health website. Click here to read the story of her struggles with IC/BPS and how she gets relief from an Axonics implant. ‘My Painful Bladder Syndrome Gave Me The … Continued

AmazonSmile Now Available in the Amazon Shopping App

AmazonSmile customers can now support the Interstitial Cystitis Association in the Amazon shopping app on iOS and Android mobile phones! Simply follow the instructions below to turn on AmazonSmile and start generating donations: Open the Amazon Shopping app on your … Continued