U.S Market for Orthopedic Braces & Support Devices

  • July 2012
  • -
  • iData Research, Inc.
  • -
  • 308 pages

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.

Table Of Contents

U.S Market for Orthopedic Braces and Support Devices
TABLE OF CONTENTS.I
LIST OF FIGURES.. VII
LIST OF CHARTS..XI
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 1
1.1 U.S. BRACING AND SUPPORTS MARKET.. 1
1.2 GROWTH TRENDS BY SEGMENT .. 2
1.3 KNEE BRACING AND SUPPORTS MARKET .. 3
1.4 ANKLE BRACING AND SUPPORTS MARKET 4
1.5 SPINAL ORTHOSIS MARKET 5
1.6 BACK SOFT GOOD MARKET .. 6
1.7 UPPER EXTREMITY BRACING AND SUPPORT MARKET. 7
1.8 PAIN MANAGEMENT MARKET.. 8
1.9 COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS . 9
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 10
2.1 RESEARCH SCOPE . 10
2.2 IDATA’S 9-STEP METHODOLOGY . 10
Step 1: Project Initiation and Team Selection 11
Step 2: Prepare Data Systems and Perform Secondary Research 13
Step 3: Preparation for Interviews and Questionnaire Design . 14
Step 4: Performing Primary Research 15
Step 5: Research Analysis: Establishing Baseline Estimates . 17
Step 6: Market Forecast and Analysis 18
Step 7: Identify Strategic Opportunities 20
Step 8: Final Review and Market Release 21
Step 9: Customer Feedback and Market Monitoring.. 22
U.S. BRACING AND SUPPORTS MARKET OVERVIEW 23
3.1 INTRODUCTION .. 23
3.1.1 Knee Braces and Supports 24
3.1.1.1 Rigid Knee Braces 24
3.1.1.2 Knee Soft Goods and Immobilizers..25
3.1.2 Ankle Braces and Supports .. 25
3.1.2.1 Rigid Ankle Braces ..25
3.1.2.2 Ankle Supports26
3.1.3 Spinal Orthoses.. 27
3.1.4 Back Soft Goods. 28
3.1.4.1 Retail and Clinical Soft Goods ..28
3.1.4.2 Occupational Soft Goods..28
3.1.4.3 Distribution Channels.28
3.1.5 Upper Extremities . 29
3.1.6 Pain Management. 30
3.1.6.1 Pain Infusion Pumps30
3.1.6.2 Types of Infusion Pumps31
3.1.6.3 Cold Therapy ..32
3.2MARKET OVERVIEW 34
3.3 TREND ANALYSIS BY MARKET SEGMENT 39
3.4MARKET DRIVERS AND LIMITERS 42
3.4.1 Market Drivers 42
3.4.2 Market Limiters.. 43
3.5 COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS .. 45
KNEE BRACING AND SUPPORTS MARKET.. 50
4.1 INTRODUCTION .. 50
4.1.1 Rigid Knee Braces 50
4.1.2 Knee Soft Goods and Immobilizers.. 51
4.2MARKET OVERVIEW 52
4.3MARKET ANALYSIS AND FORECAST .. 57
4.3.1 Knee Ligament Brace Market . 57
4.3.1.1 Prefabricated Ligament Brace Market ..62
4.3.1.2 Custom Knee Ligament Brace Market65
4.3.2 Postoperative Knee Brace Market 68
4.3.3 Osteoarthritis Knee Brace Market 71
4.3.3.1 Prefabricated Osteoarthritis Knee Brace Market 75
4.3.3.2 Custom Osteoarthritis Knee Brace Market .78
4.3.4 Knee Soft Good and Immobilizer Market . 81
4.4MARKET DRIVERS AND LIMITERS 88
4.4.1 Market Drivers 88
4.4.2 Market Limiters.. 88
4.5 COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS .. 90
ANKLE BRACING AND SUPPORT MARKET. 94
5.1 INTRODUCTION .. 94
5.1.1 Types of Ankle Braces. 95
5.1.1.1 Rigid Ankle Braces ..95
5.1.1.2 Ankle Supports95
5.2MARKET OVERVIEW 97
5.3MARKET ANALYSIS AND FORECAST 101
5.3.1 Rigid Ankle Bracing Market . 101
5.3.1.1 Rigid Ankle Stirrup Market106
5.3.1.2 Trainer Brace Market ..109
5.3.2 Ankle Support Market .. 112
5.4MARKET DRIVERS AND LIMITERS . 119
5.4.1 Market Drivers. 119
5.4.2 Market Limiters 120
5.5 COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS 121
SPINAL ORTHOSIS MARKET.. 126
6.1 INTRODUCTION 126
6.2MARKET OVERVIEW. 127
6.2.1 Total Spinal Orthosis Market .. 127
6.2.2 Spinal Orthosis Market by Spine Region 129
6.2.3 Spinal Orthosis Market by Manufacturing Type. 134
6.3MARKET ANALYSIS AND FORECAST 139
6.3.1 Spinal Orthosis Market by Spine Region 139
6.3.1.1 Cervical Spinal Orthosis Market 139
6.3.1.2 Thoracolumbosacral Orthosis Market.142
6.3.1.3 Lumbosacral Spinal Orthosis Market..145
6.3.1.4 Lumbar Orthosis Market 148
6.3.1.5 Sacral Orthosis Market151
6.3.2 Spinal Orthosis Market by Manufacturing Type. 154
6.3.2.1 Prefabricated Spinal Orthosis Market.154
6.3.2.2 Custom Spinal Orthosis Market..157
6.4MARKET DRIVERS AND LIMITERS . 160
6.4.1 Market Drivers. 160
6.4.2 Market Limiters 161
6.5 COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS 162
BACK SOFT GOOD MARKET.. 167
7.1 INTRODUCTION 167
7.1.1 Retail and Clinical Soft Goods 167
7.1.2 Occupational Soft Goods 167
7.1.3 Distribution Channels.. 168
7.2MARKET OVERVIEW. 168
7.3MARKET ANALYSIS AND FORECAST 173
7.3.1 Retail Soft Back Support Market. 173
7.3.2 Clinical Soft Back Support Market 176
7.3.3 Retail Rib Belt and Abdominal Belt Market . 179
7.3.4 Clinical Rib Belt and Abdominal Belt Market . 182
7.3.5 Occupational Back Support Market.. 184
7.4MARKET DRIVERS AND LIMITERS . 186
7.4.1 Market Drivers. 186
7.4.2 Market Limiters 187
7.5 COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS 189
UPPER EXTREMITY BRACING AND SOFT GOODS MARKET 194
8.1 INTRODUCTION 194
8.2MARKET OVERVIEW. 196
8.3MARKET ANALYSIS AND FORECAST 201
8.3.1 Shoulder Bracing and Supports Market . 201
8.3.1.1 Rigid Shoulder Braces and Supports Market ..203
8.3.1.2 Retail Soft Shoulder Supports Market .204
8.3.1.3 Clinical Soft Shoulder Supports Market .205
8.3.1.4 Retail Arm Slings Market206
8.3.1.5 Clinical Arm Slings Market ..207
8.3.2 Non-Occupational Elbow and Upper Extremity Bracing and Supports Market 208
8.3.2.1 Retail Soft Elbow Supports Market213
8.3.2.2 Clinical Soft Elbow Supports Market ..216
8.3.2.3 Retail Soft Upper Extremity Supports Market .218
8.3.2.4 Clinical Soft Upper Extremity Supports Market.220
8.3.3 Occupational Elbow and Upper Extremity Bracing and Supports Market .. 222
8.3.3.1 Occupational Soft Elbow Supports Market ..223
8.3.3.2 Occupational Soft Upper Extremity Supports Market .224
8.4MARKET DRIVERS AND LIMITERS . 225
8.4.1 Market Drivers. 225
8.4.2 Market Limiters 225
8.5 COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS 227
PAIN MANAGEMENT MARKET 231
9.1 INTRODUCTION 231
9.1.1 Pain Infusion Pumps. 231
9.1.2 Types of Infusion Pumps. 232
9.1.2.1 Patient-Controlled Analgesia Infusion Pumps 233
9.1.2.2 Conventional Ambulatory Infusion Pumps 233
9.1.2.3 Single Use Ambulatory Infusion Pumps .233
9.1.3 Cold Therapy 233
9.2MARKET OVERVIEW. 235
9.3MARKET ANALYSIS AND FORECAST 240
9.3.1 Pain Infusion Pump Market.. 240
9.3.1.1 Total Pain Infusion Pump Market .240
9.3.1.2 Patient-Controlled Analgesia Infusion Pump Market .244
9.3.1.3 Conventional Ambulatory Infusion Pump Market .247
9.3.1.4 Single Use Ambulatory Infusion Pump Market ..250
9.3.2 Cold Therapy Market 253
9.3.2.1 Total Cold Therapy Market ..253
9.3.2.2 Traditional Cold Therapy Market .257
9.3.2.3 Powered Cold Therapy Market ..260
9.4MARKET DRIVERS AND LIMITERS . 263
9.4.1 Market Drivers. 263
9.4.2 Market Limiters 265
9.5 COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS 267
9.5.1 Infusion Pumps 267
9.5.2 Cold Therapy 272
ABBREVIATIONS 276

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