MEDICAL CRUTCHES SALES MARKET: INTRO: A crutch is a mobility aid that transfers weight from the legs to the upper body. It is often used for people who cannot use their legs to support their weight, for reasons ranging from short-term injuries to lifelong disabilities.
Medical crutches are used when a patient is unable to walk properly. To decrease the chances of further injury medical crutches are very helpful. This market is set to grow in the forecast period as there's increasing number of people requiring walking aids. North America and Europe are the top consumers of medical crutches because of rise of geriatric population. Asia-Pacific is supposed to have a high growth rate in future for the medical crutches sales market because of large population and rapidly improving healthcare system in the region.
DRO: Factors which are driving the growth of global electric wheelchair market are growing worldwide elderly population, necessity of automated wheelchair for disabled people and high disposable income of people from developed countries such as UK, France, Germany, US, Canada and Japan. Furthermore, increasing demand of advanced wheelchairs from sport industry is also influencing the growth of electric wheelchair market, as many sport events are organised specially for disabled persons. Apart from several advantages, global electric wheelchair market is also facing some challenges such as high cost of electric wheel chair and lack of awareness and infrastructure. However, this issues are expected to reduce during forecast period.
The global medical crutches market can be segmented by product, end-user, material and geography. By product, the global market can be segmented into Underarm Crutch, Forearm Crutch, Tetrapod Crutch, Leg Support Crutch, Platform Crutch and Others. By end-user, the market can be divided into Children, Adults and Others. Depending on material, the global market can be bifurcated into Wood, Metal Alloys, Carbon or Glass Fiber Reinforced Composites, Thermoplastic and Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer. Based on geography, the global market can be bifurcated into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and LAMEA.
SEGMENTATION: KEY PLAYERS:
2. NOVA Medical Products
4.Valley Tool & Die
The global medical crutches market can be segmented
• Underarm Crutch
• Forearm Crutch
• Tetrapod Crutch
• Leg Support Crutch
• Platform Crutch
• Metal Alloys
• Carbon or Glass Fiber Reinforced Composites
• Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer
• North America