Impact Analysis of Covid-19

The complete version of the Report will include the impact of the COVID-19, and anticipated change on the future outlook of the industry, by taking into the account the political, economic, social, and technological parameters.

Knee braces are made from one or more combination of rigid and flexible materials such as metal, plastic, moldable foam, synthetic rubber, padding or elastic material and straps. Knee braces are available in several sizes and have provision for pressure adjustment. On the other hand, custom knee braces are designed in a way to perfectly fit the exact knee measurements.

During this COVID-19 pandemic situation, any procedure or service that is deemed “non-essential” is being shut down immediately including orthopedic devices like rigid knee braces. This situation have impacted the orthopedic industry negatively with shortage of both doctors and orthopedic devices. In addition to that, the regular hospital visits of many patients have decreased in an alarming rate which negatively impacted the growth of rigid knee braces market.

The global rigid knee braces market is estimated to be valued at US$  836.6 million in 2020 and is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 4.2% during the forecast period (2020-2027).

Figure 1: Global Rigid Knee Braces Market Share (%) Analysis, By Type, 2020

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High incidence rate of osteoarthritis and meniscus injuries are expected to drive growth of the global rigid knee braces market

The prevalence and incidence rate of osteoarthritis and meniscus injuries among the geriatric population are the primary reasons that drive growth of the global rigid knee braces market. The United Nations suggest that number of people aged over 60 years is projected to grow by 56%, accounting a rise from 901 million to 1.4 billion during 2015 to 2030. Moreover, according to the CDC data in 2015, 23.7 million adults in the U.S. have functional limitations in their regular movements due to diagnosed of arthritis, suggesting strong probabilities of prevalence of osteoarthritis. Other factors that are responsible for driving the global knee braces market growth includes knee injury, meniscus injury, use of knee braces as preventive measures to avoid knee injuries by sports players and athletes, and people with genetic effects that have defects in natural collagen production leading to knee pain.

Global Rigid Knee Braces Market - Restraints

However, high cost of knee braces is expected to hamper the global rigid knee braces market growth over the forecast period.

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Rigid Knee Braces Market Report Coverage

Report Coverage Details
Base Year: 2019 Market Size in 2019: US$ 836.6 Mn
Historical Data for: 2016 to 2019 Forecast Period: 2020 to 2027
Forecast Period 2020 to 2027 CAGR: 4.2% 2027 Value Projection: US$ 1,166.8 Mn
Geographies covered:
  • North America: U.S. and Canada
  • Latin America: Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, and Rest of Latin America
  • Europe: Germany, U.K., Spain, France, Italy, Russia, and Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific: China, India, Japan, Australia, South Korea, ASEAN, and Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Middle East: GCC, Israel and Rest of Middle East
  • Africa: South Africa, North Africa, and Central Africa
Segments covered:
  • By Type: Prophylactic Braces, Functional Braces, Rehabilitative Braces, Unloader Braces.
  • By Application: Arthritis, Tendonitis, Knee Ligament Injury, Athletic Activity, Others.
  • By End User: Hospitals and Clinics, Orthopedic Centers, Rehabilitation Centers.
Companies covered:

Mueller Sports Medicine, Inc., DJO Global, LLC, (Donjoy), ACE Brand, Tynor Orthotics Private Limited, 3M Science, Mava Sports, Bauerfeind AG, Breg, Inc.,  and Ossur

Growth Drivers:
  • High incidence rate of osteoarthritis and meniscus injuries
  • Launch of knee braces
Restraints & Challenges:
  • High cost of knee braces

Global Rigid Knee Braces Market – Regional Analysis

North America accounted for the largest share in the global rigid knee braces market in 2019, owing to increasing launch of new osteoarthritis knee braces. For instance, in 2015, Townsend Design launched Active Reliever, a soft shell single-upright osteoarthritis (OA) knee brace. This off-the-shelf or custom fitted brace is designed to relieve pain by reducing load on the side of the knee that has been injured or progressively degenerated.

Furthermore, Asia Pacific is also expected to witness significant growth in the global rigid knee braces market, owing to increasing prevalence of arteritis. For instance, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India 2016, osteoarthritis is the second most common rheumatologic problem and it is the most frequent joint disease with a prevalence of 22% to 39% in India. OA is more common in women than men. Furthermore, according to the same source around 45% of women over the age of 65 years have symptoms while 70% of those over 65 years show radiological evidence of OA.

Figure 2: Global Rigid Knee Braces Market Value (US$ Mn) & Y-o-Y Growth (%), 2017-2027

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Global Rigid Knee Braces Market - Competitive Landscape

Key players operating in the global rigid knee braces market include Mueller Sports Medicine, Inc., DJO Global, LLC, (Donjoy), ACE Brand, Tynor Orthotics Private Limited, 3M Science, Mava Sports, Bauerfeind AG, Breg, Inc., and Ossur.

Knee bracing devices are orthopedic tools that are mainly used for alignment, pain reduction, and maintenance of structural and functional characteristics of the knee. Knee braces offer protection to the knees of patients suffering from osteoarthritis as well as are used in the treatment of meniscus injuries. Apart from these, knee braces can be used as safety devices while playing various sports such as running and soccer, and are also used in injury rehabilitation. These are generally worn in case of knee pain.

Market Dynamics

Increasing prevalence of knee injuries and osteoarthritis are contributing to growth of the global knee braces market. The knee braces are mostly used by patients suffering from osteoarthritis. According to World Health Organization (WHO), over 20% of the world’s population aged over 60, which accounts for around 130 million people, will suffer from osteoarthritis by 2050. Moreover, the National Institute of Health reported 6,664,324 knee injuries in the U.S. from 1999 to 2008 and is expecting a significant increase in this number in 2020. These factors are expected to drive growth of the global knee braces market during the forecast period.

Key features of the study:

  • This report provides in-depth analysis of the global rigid knee braces market, market size (US$ Mn), and compound annual growth rate (CAGR (%)) for the forecast period: 2020-2027, considering 2019 as the base year
  • It elucidates potential revenue opportunity across different segments and explains attractive investment proposition matrix for this market
  • This study also provides key insights about market drivers, restraints, opportunities, new product launches or approval, market trends, regional outlook, and competitive strategies adopted by leading players
  • It profiles key players in the global rigid knee braces market based on the following parameters – company overview, financial performance, product portfolio, geographical presence, distribution strategies, key developments, and strategies
  • Key players covered as a part of this study include Mueller Sports Medicine, Inc., DJO Global, LLC, (Donjoy), ACE Brand, Tynor Orthotics Private Limited, 3M Science, Mava Sports, Bauerfeind AG, Breg, Inc., and Ossur
  • Insights from this report would allow marketers and management authorities of companies to make informed decision with respect to their future product launch, governmental initiatives, technological up-gradation, market expansion, and marketing tactics
  • The global rigid knee braces market report caters to various stakeholders in this industry, including investors, product manufacturers, distributors, and suppliers for rigid knee braces market , research and consulting firms, new entrants, and financial analysts

Detailed Segmentation:

  • Global Rigid Knee Braces Market, By Type:
    • Prophylactic Braces
    • Functional Braces
    • Rehabilitative Braces
    • Unloader Braces        
  • Global Rigid Knee Braces Market, By Application:
    • Arthritis
    • Tendonitis
    • Knee Ligament Injury
    • Athletic Activity
    • Others
  • Global Rigid Knee Braces Market, By End User:
    • Hospitals and Clinics
    • Orthopedic Centers
    • Rehabilitation Centers
  • Global Rigid Knee Braces Market, By Region:
    • North America
      • By Country:
        • U.S.
        • Canada
      • By Type:
        • Prophylactic Braces
        • Functional Braces
        • Rehabilitative Braces
        • Unloader Braces        
      • By Application:
        • Arthritis
        • Tendonitis
        • Knee Ligament Injury
        • Athletic Activity
        • Others
      • By End User:
        • Hospitals and Clinics
        • Orthopaedic Centers
        • Rehabilitation Centers
    • Europe
      • By Country:
        • U.K.
        • Germany
        • Italy
        • Spain
        • France
        • Russia
        • Rest of Europe
      • By Type:
        • Prophylactic Braces
        • Functional Braces
        • Rehabilitative Braces
        • Unloader Braces        
      • By Application:
        • Arthritis
        • Tendonitis
        • Knee Ligament Injury
        • Athletic Activity
        • Others
      • By End User:
        • Hospitals and Clinics
        • Orthopaedic Centers
        • Rehabilitation Centers
    • Asia Pacific
      • By Country:
        • Australia
        • India
        • China
        • Japan
        • ASEAN
        • South Korea
        • Rest of Asia Pacific
      • By Type:
        • Prophylactic Braces
        • Functional Braces
        • Rehabilitative Braces
        • Unloader Braces        
      • By Application:
        • Arthritis
        • Tendonitis
        • Knee Ligament Injury
        • Athletic Activity
        • Others
      • By End User:
        • Hospitals and Clinics
        • Orthopaedic Centers
        • Rehabilitation Centers
    • Latin America
      • By Country:
        • Brazil
        • Mexico
        • Argentina
        • Rest of Latin America
      • By Type:
        • Prophylactic Braces
        • Functional Braces
        • Rehabilitative Braces
        • Unloader Braces        
      • By Application:
        • Arthritis
        • Tendonitis
        • Knee Ligament Injury
        • Athletic Activity
        • Others
      • By End User:
        • Hospitals and Clinics
        • Orthopaedic Centers
        • Rehabilitation Centers
    • Middle East
      • By Country:
        • GCC
        • Israel
        • Rest of Middle East
      • By Type:
        • Prophylactic Braces
        • Functional Braces
        • Rehabilitative Braces
        • Unloader Braces        
      • By Application:
        • Arthritis
        • Tendonitis
        • Knee Ligament Injury
        • Athletic Activity
        • Others
      • By End User:
        • Hospitals and Clinics
        • Orthopaedic Centers
        • Rehabilitation Centers
    • Africa
      • By Country/Region:
        • South Africa
        • Central Africa
        • North Africa
      • By Type:
        • Prophylactic Braces
        • Functional Braces
        • Rehabilitative Braces
        • Unloader Braces        
      • By Application:
        • Arthritis
        • Tendonitis
        • Knee Ligament Injury
        • Athletic Activity
        • Others
      • By End User:
        • Hospitals and Clinics
        • Orthopaedic Centers
        • Rehabilitation Centers
  • Company Profiles
    • Mueller Sports Medicine, Inc.
      • Company Overview
      • Product Portfolio
      • Financial Performance
      • Recent Highlights
      • Strategies
    • DJO Global, LLC, (Donjoy)
    • ACE Brand
    • Tynor Orthotics Private Limited
    • 3M Science
    • Mava Sports
    • Bauerfeind AG, Breg, Inc.
    • Ossur

“*” marked represents similar segmentation in other categories in the respective section.

Table of Contents

  1. Research Objectives and Assumptions
    • Research Objectives
    • Assumptions
    • Abbreviations
  2. Market Overview
    • Report Description
      • Market Definition and Scope
    • Executive Summary
      • Market Snippet, By Type
      • Market Snippet, By Application
      • Market Snippet, By End User
      • Market Snippet, By Region
    • Coherent Opportunity Map (COM)
  3. Market Dynamics, Regulations, and Trends Analysis
    • Market Dynamics
      • Drivers
      • Restraints
      • Market Opportunities
    • Impact Analysis
    • Market Trends
    • Regulatory Scenario
    • Reimbursement Scenario
    • New Product Launches/Approvals
    • Collaborations & Partnerships
    • Mergers & Acquisitions
    • PEST Analysis
  4. Impact Analysis of Covid-19
    • Supply side Analysis
    • Demand Side Analysis
    • Impact on Healthcare Industry
  5. Global Rigid Knee Braces Market, By Type, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Million)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, 2020 and 2027 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, 2017 – 2027
      • Segment Trends
    • Prophylactic Braces
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Million)
    • Functional Braces
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Million)
    • Rehabilitative Braces
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Million)
    • Unloader Braces
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Million)
  6. Global Rigid Knee Braces Market, By Application, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Million)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, 2020 and 2027 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, 2017 – 2027
      • Segment Trends
    • Arthritis
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Million)
    • Tendonitis
      • Introduction    
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Million)
    • Knee Ligament Injury
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Million)
    • Athletic Activity
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Million)
    • Others
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Million)
  7. Global Rigid Knee Braces Market, By End User, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Million)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, 2020 and 2027 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, 2017 – 2027
      • Segment Trends
    • Hospitals and Clinics
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Million)
    • Orthopedic Centers
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Million)
    • Rehabilitation Centers
      • Introduction
      • Market Size and Forecast, and Y-o-Y Growth, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Million)
  8. Global Rigid Knee Braces Market, By Region, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Million)
    • Introduction
      • Market Share Analysis, By Region, 2018 and 2026 (%)
      • Y-o-Y Growth Analysis, By Region, 2017 – 2026
      • Regional Trends
    • North America
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Type, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By End User, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Country, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Million)
        • U.S.
        • Canada
    • Europe
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Type, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By End User, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Country, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Million)
        • U.K.
        • Germany
        • Italy
        • France
        • Spain
        • Russia
        • Rest of Europe
    • Asia Pacific
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Type, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By End User, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Country, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Million)
        • China
        • Japan
        • India
        • ASEAN
        • Australia
        • South Korea
        • Rest of Asia Pacific
    • Latin America
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Type, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By End User, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Country, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Million)
        • Brazil
        • Mexico
        • Argentina
        • Rest of Latin America
    • Africa
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Type, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By End User, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Country/Region, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Million)
        • North Africa
        • Central Africa
        • South Africa
    • Middle East
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Type, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Application, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By End User, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Million)
      • Market Size and Forecast, By Country, 2016 – 2027, (US$ Million)
        • GCC Countries
        • Israel
        • Rest of Middle East
  9. Competitive Landscape
    • Company Profiles
      • Mueller Sports Medicine, Inc.
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Highlights
        • Strategies
      • DJO Global, LLC, (Donjoy)
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Highlights
        • Strategies
      • ACE Brand
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Highlights
        • Strategies
      • Tynor Orthotics Private Limited
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Highlights
        • Strategies
      • 3M Science
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Highlights
        • Strategies
      • Mava Sports
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Highlights
        • Strategies
      • Bauerfeind AG, Breg, Inc.
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Highlights
        • Strategies
      • Ossur
        • Company Overview
        • Product Portfolio
        • Financial Performance
        • Recent Highlights
        • Strategies
  10. Section
    • References
    • Research Methodology
    • About us and Sales Contact

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Frequently Asked Questions

The CAGR of the global rigid knee braces market is 4.2% during the forecast period (2020-2027).
The value of global rigid knee braces market is estimated to be US$ 836.6 million in 2020.
The prominent players in the global rigid knee braces market include Mueller Sports Medicine, Inc., DJO Global, LLC, (Donjoy), ACE Brand, Tynor Orthotics Private Limited, 3M Science, Mava Sports, Bauerfeind AG, Breg, Inc., and Ossur.
The global rigid knee braces market is expected to be valued at US$ 1166.8 Mn in 2027.
North America is the major region in the rigid knee braces market.
High incidence rate of osteoarthritis and meniscus injuries, and launch of knee braces are factors driving growth of the global rigid knee braces market.
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