Skip to navigation Skip to Content
Join a world-class health system. Find jobs

Elbow surgery

​Your elbow is a complex joint. It allows you to move your forearm and turn you hand.

Your elbow works in concert with your shoulder and wrist to give you a range of motion that makes your arm work.

In many cases, a pain in your elbow is not a cause for alarm.

Your elbow can become sore from:

  • Overuse
  • Disease
  • Injury

Because your shoulder, elbow and wrist joints work together on most motions, it may be difficult to determine exactly where the pain is coming from.

The Orthopedic Surgeons at Marshfield Clinic can diagnose your problem and recommend a treatment.

Here are some of the conditions we treat:

Cubital tunnel syndrome

Cubital tunnel syndrome is also referred to as ulnar neuropathy. It can be caused from pressure on the ulnar nerve and can lead to many painful symptoms such as pain and numbness in the elbow, a tingling sensation, usually in the ring and little fingers, and decreased hand rip. 

Loose bodies & bone spurs

Repetitive overhead motions or lifting of objects may lead to loose bodies or bone spurs. Loose fragments of cartilage or bone can form from this stress, making it painful and hard to move your elbow.

Tennis elbow

Tennis elbow, or lateral epicondylitis, is a common condition for athletes who perform repetitive motions with their wrist and arm. However, it can also occur to individuals who use these motions during their occupation. 


Contact us for care

Call: 866-520-2510
Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.


  Request appointment  


 Find an elbow specialist


Find orthopedic location


     Provider referrals     


Appointments with your orthopedics team may be available via telehealth. Ask your care team if telehealth is right for you.

Same-day care is offered for a variety of our orthopedic services.