Pressure Relief Device Market Analysis- Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecasts, 2015 To 2022: Grand View Research

Global pressure relief device market is expected to exhibit a steady proliferation during the forecast period owing to the increasing demand for pressure relief devices. Growing awareness of people about the use of such devices in the prevention of pressure ulcers in temporary or permanent bedridden patients is also expected to boost the market growth.

According to the fourth annual Health Grades Patient Safety Study in the U.S., nearly 3 million adults are prone to pressure ulcers. Greater occurrence rates of pressure ulcers are generally seen along with postoperative respiratory failure and other critical surgeries.

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Growing prevalence of diseases immobilizing the patients is the factor which is expected to continue the growth of the pressure relief device market in future. Additional factors leading to immobilization in the patients such as surgeries and old age diseases are expected to boost the demand of pressure relief markets. According to the CDC, more than 1 in 10 nursing home residents in the U.S. are suffering from pressure ulcers.

Additionally growing cases of obesity due to unhealthy lifestyles are secondary causes for prevalence of pressure ulcer. Introduction of technologically advanced devices is anticipated to increase popularity of pressure ulcer management techniques in prevention of such diseases.

However, low tech pressure relief devices are currently popular and widely used owing to the advantages associated with them such as low complexity, ease of operatability, affordable cost and easy availability. For instance, air filled mattresses and foam filled mattresses capture the larger share of the market in current scenario. A steep growth has been observed in gel filled mattresses market due to their better performance leading to customer satisfaction.

Moreover, high tech devices segment is expected to grow faster in near future owing to the increasing adaptation of latest technologies. For instance, dynamic air bed therapy is expected to show faster growth during the forecast period.

The pressure relief device market has rising prevalence in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and MEA. However, North America and Europe are the regions currently dominating the market. Dominance of North America is expected to persist during the forecast period owing to the availability of well established healthcare infrastructure along with government support in healthcare management and high awareness level in the people.

Asia Pacific region is expected to be the fastest growing segment owing to the growing population base. Developing economies and increasing spending capacity to purchase pressure relief devices for in-home care are the factors expected to boost the market growth in this region.

Key players in pressure relief device market are BSN Medical Inc, Kinetic Concepts, Paramount Bed Co. Ltd, ArjoHuntleigh, Hill-Rom Holdings and 3M Health Care Ltd. High demand for innovative devices with better comfort, latest technology and affordable prices is expected to provide huge scope for the new entrants during the forecast period.

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