Podiatrist & Foot and Ankle Surgeon

Serving Lehigh Valley, Hazleton, & Palmerton, PA

As the leading Podiatrist in Lehigh Valley, Dr. Pancholi provides specialized podiatry care in their Hazleton and Palmerton, PA offices serving patients in Allentown, PA. Pancholi Foot and Ankle provides specialized services including diabetic foot care, wound care, minimally invasive surgery, and reconstructive surgeries. She uses the most advanced, innovative techniques to treat a variety of conditions including ankle arthritis, heel pain, bunions, hammertoes, and neuropathy.

One of the goals of our website is to provide you an extension of care. As you navigate through the site you will find a wealth of information about podiatry, foot and ankle ailments, available treatments, exercise, and shoes. There is an overview of our practice including our doctors, office hours, insurance and appointment procedures, maps, directions and contact information. 

We believe our patients deserve to have the information needed to make good choices about their foot and ankle care. We seek to educate each patient and begin a relevant treatment program with the highest quality of care available. Whatever your foot and ankle trouble, we'll work together to find the answers that will comfort you and bring you relief.

Providing you with a comfortable office experience is our primary concern. Our qualified staff is friendly and will ensure a pleasant visit. We invite you to email or call any of our offices with any questions via the request an appointment page of our website or the contact us page. We accept most major forms of insurance and welcome new patients. 

 

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Pancholi Foot and Ankle

As the leading Podiatrist in Lehigh Valley, Dr. Pancholi provides specialized podiatry care in their Hazleton and Palmerton, PA offices serving patients in Allentown, PA. Pancholi Foot and Ankle provides specialized services including diabetic foot care, wound care, minimally invasive surgery, and reconstructive surgeries. She uses the most advanced, innovative techniques to treat a variety of conditions including ankle arthritis, heel pain, bunions, hammertoes, and neuropathy.

One of the goals of our website is to provide you an extension of care. As you navigate through the site you will find a wealth of information about podiatry, foot and ankle ailments, available treatments, exercise, and shoes. There is an overview of our practice including our doctors, office hours, insurance and appointment procedures, maps, directions and contact information. 

We believe our patients deserve to have the information needed to make good choices about their foot and ankle care. We seek to educate each patient and begin a relevant treatment program with the highest quality of care available. Whatever your foot and ankle trouble, we'll work together to find the answers that will comfort you and bring you relief.

Providing you with a comfortable office experience is our primary concern. Our qualified staff is friendly and will ensure a pleasant visit. We invite you to email or call any of our offices with any questions via the request an appointment page of our website or the contact us page. We accept most major forms of insurance and welcome new patients. 

 


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Have You Lost Your Nerve?

Not all pain is the same. If you experience burning, tingling pain that is persistently present, especially at night, then you are not alone.

Heel Pain

Heel pain is a very common foot problem. The sufferer usually feels pain either under the heel or just behind it, where the Achilles tendon connects to the heel bone.

Patient Portal

We are pleased to provide patients with secure, 24/7 access to their health records through the Pancholi Foot and Ankle Patient Portal. Patients can safely and easily:

  • Request prescription refills
  • Update insurance/demographic information
  • Review financial statements/make secure payments
  • View lab and test results
  • Access relevant health education materials

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Tenex Health TX™
  • Tenex Health TX™

    Plantar fasciitis or achilles tendonitis, an inflammation, irritation and swelling of the tendon, comes from an injury or doing the things you love or need to do—over and over again. Repetitive motions, no matter how ordinary, can cause small micro tears that occur each time you use your tendon. When the micro tears do not heal properly, tendinosis (tendon degeneration) can occur.

    Percutaneous tenotomy or percutaneous fasciotomy, using ultrasonic energy powered by the Tenex Health TX™ System, is a safe and quick procedure specially designed for those who are suffering from painful conditions associated with chronic tendon damage. The procedure treats tendinosis or fasciitis in the ankle and foot.

    Tenex Health TX is based on advanced technology developed in collaboration with the world renowned Mayo Clinic.

     

    Tenex Health TX™ benefits:

    If you have tried physical therapy, cortisone injections, medication, or just taking time to ice, stretch and rest and are still in pain, talk to us. We now have a solution that does not involve general or open surgery, may give you quick pain reduction and should have you back to enjoying the things you love in a few weeks to a few months.

    Patient benefits may include:
    ∙ Quick pain relief
    ∙ Rapid return to normal activities
    ∙ Local anesthetic used instead of general anesthesia
    ∙ No sutures, no stitches (requires only a small, adhesive bandage)
    ∙ 20­minute, minimally invasive procedure (not open surgery)
    ∙ Coverage by most insurances


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  • How does Tenex Health TX™ work?

    Precisely targets your damaged tissue. Your doctor uses ultrasound imaging, just like the kind used to see babies in the womb, to visualize and identify the specific location of the damaged tendon tissue.

    Gently removes damaged tissue. Once the source of your tendon pain is identified, your doctor numbs the area with a local anesthetic, allowing you to stay awake the entire time. Many people say after the numbing process—which feels like a bee sting—they felt only a slight pressure during the procedure (if they felt anything at all). Your doctor then uses gentle ultrasonic energy designed to safely breakdown and remove the damaged tissue. The ultrasonic energy is applied with the TX MicroTip, which requires only a microincision to reach the damaged tissue. Because the incision is so small and the ultrasonic energy precisely treats only the damaged tendon tissue, the surrounding healthy tissue is left unharmed.

    Requires no stitches. When the procedure is completed, your doctor applies a small adhesive bandage; no stitches are required. Because you are awake during the procedure (no general anesthesia), many people are able to drive home after the procedure.

    Can offer nearly instant pain relief with a rapid recovery. Recovery is rapid with many people being back to normal activity within 6 weeks or less. Because the surrounding healthy tissue is not disturbed, and no stitches or general anesthesia is required, there is minimal downtime and less discomfort compared to open surgery. The speed of your recovery depends on the location of your tendinitis and your individual results may vary.

     

    What areas of the body does our practice treat with Tenex Health TX™?

    Our practice treats the ankle and foot with Tenex Health TX

     

  • VIDEO: Learn more about Tenex Health TX™

    As a percutaneous tenotomy or percutaneous fasciotomy procedure, Tenex Health TX is typically covered by Medicare­approved and private health insurers. It is always recommended that patients consult the treating physician and individual health plan. For more information, visit www.tenexhealth.com.

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The world of health insurance can be confusing. While we accept most insurance plans, including Medicare and Medicaid PA, we will work to verify your benefits so that you have a clear picture of what your treatment will end up costing you. We understand the ins and outs of health insurance and want to make sure that there are no surprises! If your insurance provider is one of the following, please call our office to schedule your appointment: Amerihealth, Gateway, Geisinger, and Medicaid This is a short-list of just some of the plans we accept. Please contact our office if you do not see your insurance provider listed.

AARP
Aetna
Blue Cross
HighMark
Humana
Medicare
Multiplan, Inc.
Tricare