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Kicking Off IC Awareness Month 2020 With Many Issues

Every September, the IC community rallies together during IC Awareness Month to educate, to empower and to support the many patients who have suffered in silence at home alone. Yet, in 2020, it almost seems unimportant compared with the lives lost to COVID, the state of our country, a new attack Social Security and the [...]

By |2020-09-01T12:00:17-07:00September 1st, 2020|Announcements|Comments Off on Kicking Off IC Awareness Month 2020 With Many Issues

2019 Physical Therapist of the Year – Rebecca Rauch PT, DPT, WCS

We are delighted to announce the winnerf the 2019 IC Awareness Month Physical Therapist of the Year. Votes were taken from September through December of 2019. We are now currently accepting nominations for our 2020 awards. Please nominate your care providers at: www.icawareness.org 2019 Physical Therapist of the Year Rebecca Rauch PT, DPT, WCS The [...]

By |2020-09-19T15:07:13-07:00September 1st, 2020|Announcements|Comments Off on 2019 Physical Therapist of the Year – Rebecca Rauch PT, DPT, WCS

2019 Nurse of the Year – Elizabeth Kusturiss, APN

We are delighted to announce the winner of the 2019 IC Awareness Month Nurse of the Year. Votes were taken from September through December of 2019. We are now currently accepting nominations for our 2020 awards. Please nominate your care providers at: www.icawareness.org 2019 Nurse of the Year Elizabeth Kusturiss, APN (Virtua Sexual Wellness and [...]

By |2020-09-01T11:38:47-07:00September 1st, 2020|Announcements|Comments Off on 2019 Nurse of the Year – Elizabeth Kusturiss, APN

2019 Dr. Of the Year – Dr. Robert Evans

We are delighted to announce the winner of the 2019 IC Awareness Month Physician of the Year. Votes were taken from September through December of 2019. We are now currently accepting nominations for our 2020 awards. Please nominate your care providers at: www.icawareness.org 2019 Doctor of the Year Dr. Robert Evans (Wake Forest Baptist Health) [...]

By |2020-09-19T14:52:42-07:00September 1st, 2020|Announcements|Comments Off on 2019 Dr. Of the Year – Dr. Robert Evans

Winners 2019 IC Awareness Meme Contest

First Place - Mari Vasquez Mari's passion to support IC is reflected in absolutely gorgeous, inspiring and supportive memes! Her approach this year focused on positivity, encouragement and support!   Second Place - Meredith B The first time we saw this meme it was a laugh out loud moment and as we know, humor can [...]

By |2019-11-14T22:47:56-08:00November 14th, 2019|Announcements, Meme Contest, Patient Activism, Patient Projects|Comments Off on Winners 2019 IC Awareness Meme Contest

2019 Poster Contest Winners

We are happy to announce the 2019 Winners for the IC Awareness Month Poster Campaign! First Place - Erin D. Erin embraced the theme of our 2019 campaign by honoring the strength that occurs when patients work together and support each other. Whether it be in their own home towns or via awareness activities online, [...]

By |2019-11-14T22:03:21-08:00November 14th, 2019|Announcements, Patient Activism, Patient Projects, Poster Contest|Comments Off on 2019 Poster Contest Winners

2018 Physical Therapist of the Year

We are delighted to announce that Nancy Larson PT, WCS (Creative Therapeutics Physical Therapy) has been selected as the 2018 Physical Therapist of the Year. Every year, the IC Awareness Month campaign accepts nominations for medical care providers working with IC and pelvic pain who are compassionate, supportive, knowledgeable and caring.  Nancy's nomination shows that [...]

By |2019-04-09T16:08:00-07:00April 9th, 2019|Announcements, MD & PT Award Of The Year|Comments Off on 2018 Physical Therapist of the Year

IC Awareness Month 2018 – Official Press Release

IC/BPS Patients Refuse To Suffer In Silence Demanding Compassionate and Humane Pain Care FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 
September 1, 2018 (Santa Rosa, CA) When a patient is told that their pain is “all in their head” it reveals something that many medical care providers are reluctant to admit. They have no clue why that patient is [...]

By |2018-08-12T14:48:24-07:00August 12th, 2018|Announcements, Media Kit|Comments Off on IC Awareness Month 2018 – Official Press Release

2017 MD of The Year – Dr. Robert Evans MD

Every year, we ask IC patients to nominate clinicians (doctors, physical therapists, nurses) who have treated them with compassion, respect and effective treatments. Nominations are often incredibly heartfelt with patients sharing personal stories of clinicians (and their staff)  who listen to their struggles, who patiently explain treatment options and, most importantly, maintain a long-term, steady [...]

By |2019-04-11T15:42:23-07:00April 6th, 2018|Announcements|Comments Off on 2017 MD of The Year – Dr. Robert Evans MD

2017 Meme Contest

2o17 Meme Contest Winners & Entries! These are the final entries for the 2017 IC Awareness Month Meme contest! We love the creativity that IC patients bring to the front as they talk about IC. First Place - J. Gosewehr A meme is supposed to be entertaining, sharable, poignant and ideally educational. Of course, cats [...]

By |2017-11-08T12:57:11-08:00November 7th, 2017|Announcements, Meme Contest|Comments Off on 2017 Meme Contest