Dr. James F. Wyss, MD, PT is an Assistant Attending Physiatrist in the Department of Physiatry at the Hospital for Special Surgery. He completed his graduate degree in physical therapy at the University of Scranton. After completion, he returned to New York and practiced physical therapy in a sports and orthopedic setting for three years before pursuing a degree in medicine. He then attended New York Medical College and graduated with honors. He completed his residency in physical medicine & rehabilitation (PM&R) at Kessler Institute of Rehabilitation and a fellowship in Interventional Spine and Sports Medicine at Hospital for Special Surgery. He specializes in the non-operative management and rehabilitation of common sports, musculoskeletal, and spinal injuries.
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Reversing Muscle Mass Decline

By Dr. James F. Wyss, MD, PT
Most of us realize that muscle mass or size increases with exercise and decreases with inactivity. Muscle mass and size also decrease with aging. Sarcopenia is the medical term utilized to describe this process.
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