IC Patient Survey

ICA needs your feedback! This survey is supported by Aquinox Pharmaceuticals, Inc. De-identified responses will be shared with Aquinox, and reported in aggregate. ICA may also share the results (de-identified and in aggregate) with the FDA at an upcoming meeting … Continued

Bladder Health Month

It’s Bladder Health Month…let’s keep the momentum going! IC finally has an official piece of the national spotlight. Please help us make it shine as bright as possible! ICA Releases Video on Living with IC The Interstitial Cystitis Association (ICA) … Continued

ICA Releases Video on Living with IC

“Living with IC/BPS” Highlights HCP-Patient Relationships as Key to Successful Diagnosis and Disease Management Communication, collaboration can reduce barriers to treatment Nov. 1, 2017 — The Interstitial Cystitis Association (ICA) released today a video that brings awareness to the difficulties … Continued

Bladder Health Month Thunderclap

Join our Thunderclap to kick off Bladder Health Month. When you participate in a Thunderclap, a message will be automatically posted to your social media account at the designated time indicated on the Thunderclap page. To participate in the Bladder … Continued

November is Bladder Health Month

November is Bladder Health Month Interstitial Cystitis Association, a Member of the Bladder Health Alliance, Successful in Official Proclamation on Healthfinder.gov, and Secured House and Senate Resolutions to Support the Designation of “National Bladder Health Month”   The Bladder Health … Continued

IC and Travel Survey

ICA is conducting a survey aimed at collecting information for an article in our next issue of the ICA Update which will focus on IC and travel. All responses will be used anonymously, although you may indicate if you are … Continued

IC Patients Speak: PT and Self-Care

From the winter 2016 issue of the ICA Update For many IC patients, pelvic floor physical therapy and self-care activities ranging from gentle stretches and exercise to breathing and mindfulness can bring significant relief, according to an ICA survey. Read … Continued

Managing IC Care – Doctor’s Forum

From the spring 2016 issue of the ICA Update. A pelvic pain specialist explains the role patients can play. —Jennifer Yonaitis Fariello, MSN, CRNP Jennifer Yonaitis Fariello, MSN, CRNP, is Nurse Practitioner for Female and Male Pelvic and Sexual Medicine … Continued