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Associated Conditions

Avatar Dr. Kyle Bickel Jun 21, 2019

Some of the associated conditions that go along with rotator cuff tears are different things like diabetes or thyroid problems. We know that these conditions typically impair the blood supply to certain areas and for rotator cuff muscles, and its no different. Patients with diabetes do have a higher risk of developing a rotator cuff tear and a higher risk of even healing the tear once it is torn.

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