"On an individual level, this study shows that if you want to be conservative, you don't lose anything by having physiotherapy first," he said. "But it also shows that depending on your embarrassment and emotional health scores, if you're a woman who says, 'I just want to put this behind me,' you're not doing yourself a disservice by having surgery first."
Learn more about stress incontinence and treatment options from the National Association for Continence.
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