Robyn Hughes, ND
Dr. Hughes specializes in the treatment of foot and ankle ailments, such as bunions, hammertoes, plantar fasciosis(-itis), and other causes of foot pain, using non-invasive, non-surgical means. Dr. Hughes uses education and rehab exercises to help restore your natural foot form and function—an approach that provides immediate and long-term relief. She believes that your feet are inherently strong and stable, and that the best possible medicine is to allow your feet to function the way nature intended.
Dr. Hughes is an avid cyclist, trail runner, and yoga student. She enjoys working with athletes and active individuals, such as runners, cyclists, hikers, dancers, and other sports enthusiasts. She has worked with Dr. Ray McClanahan, a renowned sports podiatrist and natural foot health expert based in Portland, Oregon (nwfootankle.com). From him, she learned natural, non-invasive treatment approaches to lower extremity problems.
Dr. Hughes’ vision of optimal health care is a system that is personalized, holistic, health-promoting, environmentally-connected, and cost-effective. Her ultimate goal is to provide foot and ankle education to her patients so that they can realize their body’s own inherent healing and health potential.
A Colorado native, Dr. Hughes is a graduate of Indiana University. She earned her Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine from National College of Natural Medicine (NCNM) in Portland, OR—one of the top accredited schools in the country for naturopathic medicine. Her training involved a rigorous 5-year course of study that included all basic medical sciences and conventional diagnostics along with coursework in botanical medicine, nutrition, physical medicine, and minor surgery.