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Updated chapter 3 of

Inflammation Mastery/ Textbook of Clinical Nutrition and Functional Medicine 

on Integrative Pain Management, Trauma Nutrition, Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation

Several of my externally published reviews and letters have now been incorporated into this updated document; these include but are not limited to the following, complete texts of which are archived online at and

  1. Musculoskeletal disorders and iron overload disease: comment on the American College of Rheumatology guidelines for the initial evaluation of the adult patient with acute musculoskeletal symptoms. Arthritis & Rheumatism—Official Journal of the American College of Rheumatology 1996; 39:1767-8

  2. Reducing Pain and Inflammation Naturally. Part 1: New Insights into Fatty Acid Biochemistry and the Influence of Diet. Nutritional Perspectives 2004 Oct

  3. Vasquez A, et al. The Clinical Importance of Vitamin D (Cholecalciferol): A Paradigm Shift with Implications for All Healthcare Providers. Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine 2004 Sep

  4. Neuroinflammation in fibromyalgia and CRPS is multifactorial. Nature Reviews Rheumatology 2016 Mar

  5. The Microbiome Arrives to Prime Time in Primary Care: Implications for the Anti-Dysbiotic Treatment of Fibromyalgia. Nutritional Perspectives 2015 Oct

  6. Reply to "role of Western diet in inflammatory autoimmune diseases" by Manzel et al. In Current Allergy and Asthma Reports (volume 14, issue 1, January 2014). Current Allergy and Asthma Reports 2014 Aug

  7. Mitochondrial medicine arrives to prime time in clinical care. Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine 2014 Winter

  8. Revisiting the five-part nutritional wellness protocol: the supplemented Paleo Mediterranean diet. Nutritional Perspectives 2011 Jan

  9. Rheumatoid Arthritis as a Prototypic Pattern of Inflammation. Nutritional Perspectives 2009 Jul

  10. Vasquez A. Musculoskeletal Pain: Expanded Clinical Strategies: Printed monograph accredited for ACCME PRA-1 Continuing Medical Education. Published by: Institute for Functional Medicine 2008 May

  11. Interventions Need to Be Consistent with Osteopathic Philosophy. JAOA: Journal of the American Osteopathic Association 2006 Sep

  12. Web-like Interconnections of Physiological Factors. Integrative Medicine 2006 Apr/May

  13. Reducing pain and inflammation naturally - Part 6: Nutritional and Botanical Treatments Against “Silent Infections” and Gastrointestinal Dysbiosis, Commonly Overlooked Causes of Neuromusculoskeletal Inflammation and Chronic Health Problems. Nutritional Perspectives 2006 Jan

  14. Vasquez A, Muanza DN. Accolades and Addenda for "Use of Botanicals in Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis": Comment on Article by Ahmed et al. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2005 Dec 15

  15. Vasquez A. “Chapter 25: Structural Imbalances.” In Jones DS (Editor-in-Chief). Textbook of Functional Medicine, published by Institute for Functional Medicine 2005, reprinted 2010

  16. Reducing pain and inflammation naturally - Part 5: Improving neuromusculoskeletal health by optimizing immune function and reducing allergic reactions: a review of 16 treatments and a 3-step clinical approach. Nutritional Perspectives 2005 Oct

  17. Vasquez A, Muanza DN. Comment: evaluation of presence of aspirin-related warnings with willow bark [letter]. Annals of Pharmacotherapy 2005 Oct

  18. Vasquez A, Cannell J. Calcium and vitamin D in preventing fractures: data are not sufficient to show inefficacy[letter]. BMJ: British Medical Journal 2005 May

  19. Reducing pain and inflammation naturally - Part 4: Nutritional and Botanical Inhibition of NFkappaB, the Major Intracellular Amplifier of the Inflammatory Cascade. A Practical Clinical Strategy Exemplifying Anti-Inflammatory Nutrigenomics. Nutritional Perspect 2005 July

  20. Reducing pain and inflammation naturally - Part 3: Improving overall health while safely and effectively treating musculoskeletal pain. Nutritional Perspectives 2005; 28: 34-38, 40-42

  21. Healthcare for our bones: A practical nutritional approach to preventing osteoporosis [Letter]. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics 2005; 28: 213

  22. Reducing Pain and Inflammation Naturally. Part 2: New Insights into Fatty Acid Supplementation and Its Effect on Eicosanoid Production and Genetic Expression. Nutritional Perspectives 2005 Jan

  23. Muanza DN, Vasquez A, Cannell J, Grant WB. Isoflavones and Postmenopausal Women [Letter]. JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association 2004; 292: 2337

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