Global physiotherapy equipment market is estimated to be valued at US$ 24.66 Bn in 2023, exhibiting a CAGR of 6.9% during the forecast period (2023-2030).
Analysts’ Views on Global Physiotherapy Equipment Market:
Global physiotherapy equipment market growth can be hindered by inadequate reimbursement policies. Growing elderly population is expected to increase the prevalence of the chronic diseases, and this is expected to drive the market growth over the forecast period. For instance, in 13 January, 2023, a data was published by the National Center fgor Biotechnology Information (NCBI), according to that the number with at least one chronic disease is estimated to increase by 99.5% from 71.522 million in 2020 to 142.66 million by 2050. At the same time, those with multimorbidity are projected to increase 91.16% from 7.8304 million in 2020 to 14.968 million in 2050.
Figure 1. Global Physiotherapy Equipment Market Share(%), By Application, 2023
Global Physiotherapy Equipment Market – Drivers
Increasing Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Injuries
Increasing prevalence of musculoskeletal injuries is expected to drive the market growth over the forecast period. For instance, in March 2023, according to data published by The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, a biweekly peer reviewed medical journal in the field of orthopedic surgery, 1,645 responding orthopaedic surgeons (7% response rate) reported a total of 2,702 work-related musculoskeletal injuries, and 17.9% in U.S., which required surgical treatment.
Figure 2. Global Physiotherapy Equipment Market Value (US$ Million), By Region, 2023
Global Physiotherapy Equipment Market- Regional Analysis
Among region, the Asia pacific region is expected to hold the second dominant position after North America in the global physiotherapy equipment market over the forecast period. For instance, in December 2021, according to data published by the Clinical Trials Arena, The Asia Pacific region has seen a 158% increase in the number of musculoskeletal disorders trials taking place over the past decade, which is the the largest increase for any region worldwide.
Global Physiotherapy Equipment Market – Impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic
Since the COVID-19 virus outbreak in December 2019, the disease has spread to over 100 countries across the globe, and the World Health Organization declared it a public health emergency on January 30, 2020.
COVID-19 affected the economy in three main ways: by directly affecting the production and demand of drugs, by creating disruptions in distribution channels, and through its financial impact on firms and financial markets. Due to nationwide lockdowns, several countries such as China, India, Saudi Arabia, the U.A.E., Egypt, and others faced problems regarding transportation of drugs from one place to another.
COVID-19 affected the market negatively, during the pandemic most of the rehabilitative centers were shut down.
Physiotherapy Equipment Market Report Coverage
|Base Year:||2022||Market Size in 2023:||US$ 24.66 Bn|
|Historical Data for:||2017 to 2021||Forecast Period:||2023 to 2030|
|Forecast Period 2023 to 2030 CAGR:||6.9%||2030 Value Projection:||US$ 39.36 Bn|
Enraf-Nonius B.V., DJO Global, EMS Physio Ltd., Dynatronics Corporation, A. Algeo Limited, BTL Industries, Inc., HMS Medical Systems, Whitehall Manufacturing, Patterson Companies, Inc., and Isokinetics, Inc.
|Restraints & Challenges:||
Global Physiotherapy Equipment Market- Segmentation
Global physiotherapy equipment market is segmented into product, application, end user, and region
Based on Product, the market is segmented into equipment (hydrotherapy, cryotherapy, continuous passive motion (CPM), electric stimulation, heat therapy, therapeutic exercises, ultrasound) and accessories. Out of which, the equipment segment is expected to dominate the global physiotherapy equipment market during the forecast period.
Based on Application, the global physiotherapy equipment market is segmented into musculoskeletal, neurology, cardiovascular and pulmonary, pediatric, and others. Out of which, the musculoskeletal and pulmonary segment is expected to hold a dominant position in the global physiotherapy equipment market over the forecast period. Due to increase in the musculoskeletal injuries.
Based on End User, the global physiotherapy equipment market is segmented into hospitals, clinics, and others. Out of which, the hospitals segment is expected to hold a dominant position in the global physiotherapy equipment market over the forecast period. Due to increase in the number of hospitals.
Based on Region, the global physiotherapy quipment market is segmented into North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa. Out of which the North America region is expected to hold a dominant position in the global physiotherapy equipment market.
Global Physiotherapy Equipment Market- Cross Sectional Analysis
In application segment, the musculoskeletal segment held a dominant position in North America region due to increasing number of musculoskeletal injuries among athletes and workers. For instance, in August 2022, an article was published by the ScienceDirect, a scientific and medical publication, a survey was conducted at II trauma center in Kuwait retrospectively reviewed from January 2018 to February 2020. The study included 564 patients with 788 traumatic injuries who were 33.0 (23.0) years of age (median and interquartile range) 78.0% were male, and 43% were Kuwaitis. Spinal fractures were the most prevalent injury, at 21.7%, followed by tibial fractures, at 11.3%, and ankle fractures, at 10.2%.
Global Physiotherapy Equipment Market- Key Developments
Increasing product launches by the key market players is expected to drive the global physiotherapy equipment market growth over the forecast period. For instance, in November 2022, Koninklijke Philips N.V., one of the leading health technology providing company, announced the global launch of a next-generation compact portable ultrasound solution at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting.
Global Physiotherapy Equipment Market- Key Trends
Increasing Prevalence of Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders
Increasing prevalence of work-related musculoskeletal disorders and risk associated with the psychological and physical factors is expected to drive the global physiotherapy equipment market growth over the forecast period. For instance, in September 2021, according to data published by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), according to that, a survey was conducted which shows the prevalence rates (%) of musculoskeletal complaints or discomfort for 13 different parts of the body over 12 months among hospital nurses. More than three-quarters of the respondents had experienced symptoms in the lower back (86.7%), ankle/feet (86.7%), neck (86.0%), shoulder (85.3%), lower legs (85.0%), upper back (84.3%), knees (77.3%) and thighs (73.7%) in the previous 12 months. Moderate prevalence (less than 70%) of trouble was found for hip (66.0%) and forearm pain (61.7%), in Malaysia.
Global Physiotherapy Equipment Market- Restraint
Inadequate Reimbursement Policies
Inadequate reimbursement policies are expected to hinder growth of the global physiotherapy equipment market. Reimbursement policies for physiotherapy equipment vary across the world. For instance, in the U.S., Medicare and Medicaid are key insurance programs which are managed by the Centers for Medicare &Medicaid Services– an organization that covers health-related services in the country. However, Medicare does not reimburse physiotherapy, speech therapy, occupational therapy, chiropractic services, and eye therapy. By decreasing manufacturing defects the key players can over come inadequate reimbursement policies.
Global Physiotherapy Equipment Market- Key Players
Major players operating in the global physiotherapy equipment market include Enraf-Nonius B.V., DJO Global, EMS Physio Ltd., Dynatronics Corporation, A. Algeo Limited, BTL Industries, Inc., HMS Medical Systems, Whitehall Manufacturing, Patterson Companies, Inc., and Isokinetics, Inc.
*Definition: Physiotherapy, also known as physical therapy, is a treatment that is performed to develop and restore proper functioning of the body. The body’s movement and functioning is adversely affected by age, injury, disease, and environmental factors. Physiotherapy includes a variety of physical therapy tools and equipment to improve patient health, and to aid speedy recovery from medical conditions.
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