U.S Market for Orthopedic Braces & Support Devices 2012 – MedSuite

U.S Market for Orthopedic Braces & Support Devices 2012 – MedSuite

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The U.S. bracing and supports market includes knee bracing and supports, ankle bracing and supports, spinal orthoses, back soft goods, upper extremity bracing and soft goods and pain management (including cold therapy and pain infusion pumps). Most of these markets are expected to experience slow to moderate growth because of an aging U.S. population, growing prevalence of obesity and osteoarthritis and increasing use of braces as prophylaxis to prevent sporting injuries. The knee bracing and supports market is expected to remain the largest segment, but overall growth will be driven by the spinal orthosis and pain management markets. The spinal orthosis segment is particularly fast-growing due to the strong correlation between an aging population and the incidence of lower back problems that may require spinal orthoses to prevent further injury or control stability post-surgery.

  • Year: 2012
  • Scope: 2008-2018
  • Region: United States
  • Published Date: 07/01/2012
  • Pages: 308
  • Type: MedSuite

The U.S. bracing and supports market is expected to exceed $2.48 billion by 2018.

The U.S. bracing and supports market includes:

knee bracing and supports,

* ankle bracing and supports,

* spinal orthoses,

* back soft goods,

* upper extremity bracing and

* soft goods and pain management (including cold therapy and pain infusion pumps)

The spinal orthosis segment is particularly fast-growing due to the strong correlation between an aging population and the incidence of lower back problems that may require spinal orthoses to prevent further injury or control stability post-surgery.

Within theU.S.orthopedic bracing market, companies such as Bledsoe, Breg, DeRoyal, DJO, and Össur lead the market, among many others. This report provides a comprehensive and detailed analysis of market revenues by device type, market forecasts through 2018, unit sales, average selling prices, market drivers and limiters and a detailed competitive analysis, including manufacturer market shares and product portfolios.

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