The knee is the largest joint in the human body, and because of this as well as its role in nearly all types of movement it is one of the joints most prone to injury. Tearing a meniscus is very painful and can cause considerable financial distress on top of physical damage. However, meniscus repair surgery in Tijuana, Mexico could be an affordable alternative to the highly priced procedure in the US or Canada.
Because the knee is so prone to injury, knee surgery such as arthroscopic mensicus repair is one of the most common medical procedures performed in the United States these days. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that the number of knee replacements performed in the United States totaled over 675,000 in 2009. However, the procedure can cost tens of thousands of dollars in the US, whereas one can get ACL and meniscus surgery in Tijuana for a fraction of the cost.
All in all, patients need not worry about the quality of medical care in Mexico, as such low meniscus repair prices in Tijuana are due to factors such as the low cost of living here, and not because of compromised quality.
The decision to have meniscus repair surgery in Tijuana is an easy one when one considers the benefits. Tijuana is easy to get to its basically right in the USA backyard and surgery there costs thousands of dollars less than at home.
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