1. Market Research
  2. > Healthcare
  3. > Pathology
  4. > Chronic Disease Market Trends

Advances in Rehabilitation Devices -- Technical Insights : Technological Solutions in Rehabilitation Devices

  • March 2015
  • 46 pages
  • Frost & Sullivan
Report ID: 2840491

Summary

Table of Contents

Scope of Research

- This research service (RS) will showcase emerging technologies and throw light on certain key technical and business factors, such as technology capability, maturity of technology, global research intensity and adoption, funding and patent activities.
- Based on our survey and observation of the rehabilitation device industry, we classified the rehabilitation devices into the different application areas and advancements in the technologies. Accordingly, these technology clusters represent the technology roadmap.
- The market scope of this report is global – we approached this industry from a technology point of view and consequently, we provided information about different technologies and their reach in different regions.
- The report studies the role of rehabilitation devices in physical and occupational, vision, speech and language, cognitive and audiological rehabilitation; and maps the key technological advancements in these application areas.
- Based on the observed industry best practices, key market forces and user needs, we provide strategic recommendations on the key advancements and the upcoming trends in the rehabilitation device market.

Key Focus Areas

•Technology trends: This research service highlights technological advances that are enabling rehabilitation devices. Innovations in core technologies, incremental product enhancements, and convergence of different technologies are assessed.
•Market forces: The report analyzes the market accelerators and challenges and their impact on technology and business prospects. The report maps the influence and impact of these market forces over the current and long-term outlook for the rehabilitation device industry.
•Market landscape: The report assesses the landscape of the rehabilitation device industry and gives a snapshot of key participants in this space, along with some company profiles.

Key Findings

Technology
Rehabilitation devices are showing tremendous potential for wearable and robotics technologies. With the rapid growth of information technology, virtual rehabilitation is also being implemented widely. Currently, several technologies are being integrated to obtain technologically advanced, and highly efficacious, new-generation rehabilitation devices.

Drivers
The key drivers are drastic changes in demographic factors, such as the increase in the ageing population and rise in lifestyle-related chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease. Additionally, the greater need for an active and independent lifestyle, increased awareness of patients about different trends and technologies, and the rise in healthcare spending are also contributing to the growth of the industry.

Challenges
The key challenges to growth and market adoption are slower regulatory approval, lack of support infrastructure and skills, higher cost of new-generation devices and reimbursement hassles for rehabilitation devices. Other specific device-based challenges are implant failure or inability to show full biocompatibility.

Market Position
The market is currently dominated by physical rehabilitation device companies, offering a range of devices for each kind of impairment, integrated with different technologies. Smaller niche companies that are focused on specific applications are also actively participating in the market with their high-end technology devices.

Future Direction
The rehabilitation market is expected to see the integration of different technologies into a single device. The convergence of different application areas for stroke or paralytic patients, who have more than one impairment, is also expected to gain predominance. Customization or personalization of the devices for each individual according to their level of requirement is slowly catching up in the industry.

Introduction to Rehabilitation Devices : Current Trends and Advancements

•Rehabilitation devices assist patients with disabilities, and help in the recovery of lost physical and cognitive functions because of disease or injury.
•Rehabilitation devices are designed and built in a way to meet a wide range of needs for day-to-day activities, such as mobility, communication, hearing, vision, and cognition for maintaining a good quality of life.

Trends
•Physical rehabilitation devices dominate the major market share, with the focus shifting from crutches and mobility aids to specific motor function devices, such as hand or arm rehabilitation devices.
•The market is dominated by the conventional physical, audiological and vision rehabilitation devices, but smaller, single product, niche companies with advanced technologies providing better rehabilitation solutions are coming up in this field.
•Technologies, such as robotics, virtual simulation, or wearables have been incorporated into these rehabilitation devices with the aim of developing better devices for improved efficacy, safety and patient adherence, and subsequently, better quality of life.

Advances
•The new-generation devices include incorporating virtual simulation, robotics and wearbles into physical rehabilitation or cognitive rehabilitation devices.
•Advanced technologies, such as augmentative communication in communication and hearing devices or telescope technology in vision rehabilitation have drastically improved patients’ quality of life.
•Incorporating bionics or haptics with robotics or virtual simulation is one of the advances in this domain.
•Integration of application areas, such as physical and cogntive for training and recovery of neuro-motor functions is one of the major advances in the rehabilatation device market.

Get Industry Insights. Simply.

  • Latest reports & slideshows with insights from top research analysts
  • 60 Million searchable statistics with tables, figures & datasets
  • More than 25,000 trusted sources
  • Single User License — provides access to the report by one individual.
  • Department License — allows you to share the report with up to 5 users
  • Site License — allows the report to be shared amongst all employees in a defined country
  • Corporate License — allows for complete access, globally.

Amrita helps you find the right report:

Testimonials

The research specialist advised us on the best content for our needs and provided a great report and follow-up, thanks very much we shall look at ReportLinker in the future.

Kate Merrick

Global Marketing Manager at
Eurotherm by Schneider Electric

We were impressed with the support that ReportLinker’s research specialists’ team provided. The report we purchased was useful and provided exactly what we want.

Category Manager at
Ikea

ReportLinker gave access to reliable and useful data while avoiding dispersing resources and spending too much time on unnecessary research.

Executive Director at
PwC Advisory

The customer service was fast, responsive, and 100% professional in all my dealings (...) If we have more research needs, I'll certainly prioritize working with ReportLinker!

Scott Griffith

Vice President Marketing at
Maurice Sporting Goods

The research specialist provided prompt, helpful instructions for accessing ReportLinker's product. He also followed up to make sure everything went smoothly and to ensure an easy transition to the next stage of my research

Jessica P Huffman

Research Associate at
American Transportation Research Institute

Excellent customer service. Very responsive and fast.

Director, Corporate Strategy at
Ingredion

I reached out to ReportLinker for a detailed market study on the Air Treatment industry. The quality of the report, the research specialist’s willingness to solve my queries exceeded my expectations. I would definitely recommend ReportLinker for in-depth industry information.

Mariana Mendoza

Global Platform Senior Manager at
Whirlpool Corporation

Thanks! I like what you've provided and will certainly come back if I need to do further research works.

Bee Hin Png

CEO at
LDR Pte Ltd

The research specialist advised us on the best content for our needs and provided a great report and follow-up, thanks very much we shall look at ReportLinker in the future.

Kate Merrick

Global Marketing Manager at
Eurotherm by Schneider Electric

Purchase Reports From Reputable Market Research Publishers

Haitian Vetiver Oil Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2016 - 2024

  • $ 5795
  • Industry report
  • May 2017
  • by Transparency Market Research

Global Vetiver Oil Market: Overview Transparency Market Research offer an 8-year forecast for the global vetiver oil market between 2016 and 2024. In terms of volume, the market is expected to registe ...

Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) - Market Insights, Epidemiology and Market Forecast – 2025

  • $ 5750
  • Industry report
  • July 2017
  • by Delve Insight

DelveInsight’s “Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) - Market Insights, Epidemiology and Market Forecast – 2025” Reports provides an overview of the disease and global market size of the Pulmonary ...

Asthma Therapeutics in Asia-Pacific Markets to 2023 - High Prevalence and Highly Priced Existing & Upcoming Biologics will Drive the Market

  • $ 4995
  • Industry report
  • June 2017
  • by GBI Research

Asthma Therapeutics in Asia-Pacific Markets to 2023 - High Prevalence and Highly Priced Existing & Upcoming Biologics will Drive the Market Summary Asthma is a common chronic inflammatory disease of the ...


Download Unlimited Documents from Trusted Public Sources

Energy Market in the US

  • August 2017
    2 pages
  • Energy  

    Fossil Fuel  

    Solar Energy  

  • United States  

    United Kingdom  

    North America  

View report >

Cardiovascular Disease Statistics in the US

  • August 2017
    15 pages
  • Cardiovascular ...  

    Hospital  

  • United States  

View report >

Global Smoking Statistics Industry

  • August 2017
    2 pages
  • Smoking Statist...  

    Mortality  

    Asthma  

  • World  

View report >

ref:plp2015

Reportlinker.com © Copyright 2017. All rights reserved.

ReportLinker simplifies how Analysts and Decision Makers get industry data for their business.