Knee Braces Market Size, Share, Trends, Growth, Production, Consumption, Revenue, Company Analysis and Forecast 2021-2028

Published Date : Jan 2021 | No. of Pages : 250 Pages | Category : Healthcare

The global Knee Braces market size is expected to be worth around US$ 2.5 billion by 2028, according to a new report by Vision Research Reports.

The global Knee Braces market size was valued at US$ 1.8 billion in 2020 and is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 4.9% during forecast period 2021 to 2028.

Growth Factors

Rising prevalence of osteoarthritis and number of sports-related injuries are the key growth boosters for this market. The increasing burden of obesity is also anticipated to encourage youth to engage sports activities. Easy availability of braces through online stores is projected to further drive the product demand. This helps overcome the geographical barrier and facilitates easy product access.

Rising geriatric population plays a significant role in the market growth. According to the Department of Economic and Social Affairs Population Division, the global share of people aging 60 years and above has grown from 9.2% in 1990 to 11.7% in 2013, and this share is expected to rise to 21.1% by 2050. In 2017, the American Joint Replacement Registry released its Annual Report on the data related to knee arthroplasty that indicated a 101% rise in the procedures from the data collected for a period 2012 to 2016.The use of braces is mandatory after knee replacement surgeries to minimize the pain and to support the joints. Hence, these chronic diseases and associated surgeries create huge demand, thereby driving the growth of the overall market.

Report Highlights

Functional braces held the largest market share in 2020, owing to effectiveness and wide acceptance of the product. These braces are used for providing stability during anteroposterior and rotational forces. The braces are mostly recommended after ACL injury and for decreasing any additional injury post ACL reconstruction. The growing prevalence of sports injuries such as ACL and PCL injuries is boosting segment growth. According to the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, around 350,000 ACL reconstructions were performed in the U.S. in 2017. Various public and private functional knee braces manufacturers operating in the market, include Ossur, Breg, MedUSA, and DJOGlobal.

Rehabilitative/ postoperative braces segment is expected to showcase significant growth over the forecast period. These are used for preventing dislocation of implant and for promoting healing of tendons and surrounding muscles. TKR is gaining traction in developing countries due to technological advancements and favorable reimbursement policies. In the U.S., around 1.3 million people are expected to undergo TKR surgeries by 2030. It will eventually increase the market for post-operative braces

Arthritis segment accounted for the largest revenue share in 2020 owing to the increasing product adoption along with rising disease prevalence. According to a report by the Arthritis Foundation, in 2017, around 54 million people in the U.S. were affected by arthritis. XAbout one in every three people aged between 18 to 64 have accounted for doctor-diagnosed arthritis. Moreover, the rise in target population is further increasing the risk of arthritis.

The sports segment is expected to exhibit lucrative growth over the forecast period owing to the increasing incidence of sports injuries. According to the CDC, around 8.6 million sports and recreation-related injuries were recorded in the U.S. in 2016. Rising application of knee braces during various sporting activities as well as during rehab is anticipated to drive the demand. Rising participation in sports and recreational activities, especially in developed countries is anticipated to further fuel the growth.

E- commerce segment held the largest market share in 2020, due to the easy availability and affordable prices of the products. Factors, such as easy availability and timely delivery of products are expected to bode well for the growth of the segment. The buyers can also read the reviews regarding products they find best fit for their specific requirements. Some of the key e-commerce players are Amazon, Alibaba, mediUSA, and Walgreens among others.

Retail segment is expected to witness significant CAGR during the forecast period owing to the increased burden of arthritis, easy access to retail products, and rising public participation in sports. Eays and on-demand customization of product is anticipated to drive the preference for retail stores to buy knee braces. Availability of attractive discounts is anticipated to boost the overall market revenue in the near future. In addition, factors such as increasing awareness regarding healthcare and high product adoption for preventive care are expected to contribute to the market growth.

North America dominated the global knee braces market in terms of revenue share in 2020. Knee braces are recommended by doctors for injury prevention and rehabilitation, osteoarthritic care, and postoperative care. Thus, factors such as growing prevalence of osteoarthritis, rising geriatric population, and availability of insurance coverage are projected to drive the regional demand. Moreover, growing interest in sports activities among youth population is expected to propel the demand for prophylactic and functional braces.

Asia Pacific is expected to showcase lucrative growth over the forecast period. The growth can be attributed to an increased number of medical tourism and government initiatives. Moreover, the rising aging population at the risk of osteoarthritis and other joint problems is expected to drive the regional product demand. According to National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) data, around 35% of adults over 60 years had radiographic osteoarthritis of the knee. In China, the prevalence of knee osteoarthritis is 43% in women and 22% in men. Whereas, in Japan, the prevalence is 11% in men and 30% in women.

Key Players

Breg, Inc., Colflax, Bauerfeind AG, Otto Bock Healthcare GmbH, Ossur Corporate, etc. 

Market Segmentation

  • Product Outlook 

    • Prophylactic

    • Functional

    • Rehabilitative

    • Unloader

  • Application Outlook 

    • Sports

    • Ligament

    • Arthritis

    • Others

  • Delivery Channel Outlook 

    • Hospitals/ Orthopedic Clinics

    • Retail

    • e-commerce

  • Regional Outlook 

    • North America

      • The U.S.

      • Canada

    • Europe

      • The U.K.

      • Germany

      • France

      • Italy

      • Spain

    • Asia Pacific

      • Japan

      • China

      • India

    • Latin America

      • Brazil

      • Mexico

    • Middle East & Africa

      • South Africa

      • Saudi Arabia

The Knee Braces market research report covers definition, classification, product classification, product application, development trend, product technology, competitive landscape, industrial chain structure, industry overview, national policy and planning analysis of the industry, the latest dynamic analysis, etc., and also includes major. The study includes drivers and restraints of the global market. It covers the impact of these drivers and restraints on the demand during the forecast period. The report also highlights opportunities in the market at the global level.

The report provides size (in terms of volume and value) of Knee Braces market for the base year 2020 and the forecast between 2021 and 2028. Market numbers have been estimated based on form and application. Market size and forecast for each application segment have been provided for the global and regional market.

This report focuses on the global Knee Braces market status, future forecast, growth opportunity, key market and key players. The study objectives are to present the Knee Braces market development in United States, Europe and China.

It is pertinent to consider that in a volatile global economy, we haven’t just conducted Knee Braces market forecasts in terms of CAGR, but also studied the market based on key parameters, including Year-on-Year (Y-o-Y) growth, to comprehend the certainty of the market and to find and present the lucrative opportunities in market.

In terms of production side, this report researches the Knee Braces capacity, production, value, ex-factory price, growth rate, market share for major manufacturers, regions (or countries) and type.

In terms of consumption side, this report focuses on the consumption of Knee Braces by regions (countries) and application.

Buyers of the report will have access to verified market figures, including global market size in terms of revenue and volume. As part of production analysis, the authors of the report have provided reliable estimations and calculations for global revenue and volume by Type segment of the global Knee Braces market. These figures have been provided in terms of both revenue and volume for the period 2017 to 2028. Additionally, the report provides accurate figures for production by region in terms of revenue as well as volume for the same period. The report also includes production capacity statistics for the same period.

With regard to production bases and technologies, the research in this report covers the production time, base distribution, technical parameters, research and development trends, technology sources, and sources of raw materials of major Knee Braces market companies.

Regarding the analysis of the industry chain, the research of this report covers the raw materials and equipment of Knee Braces market upstream, downstream customers, marketing channels, industry development trends and investment strategy recommendations. The more specific analysis also includes the main application areas of market and consumption, major regions and Consumption, major Chinese producers, distributors, raw material suppliers, equipment providers and their contact information, industry chain relationship analysis.

The research in this report also includes product parameters, production process, cost structure, and data information classified by region, technology and application. Finally, the paper model new project SWOT analysis and investment feasibility study of the case model.

Overall, this is an in-depth research report specifically for the Knee Braces industry. The research center uses an objective and fair way to conduct an in-depth analysis of the development trend of the industry, providing support and evidence for customer competition analysis, development planning, and investment decision-making. In the course of operation, the project has received support and assistance from technicians and marketing personnel in various links of the industry chain.

The Knee Braces market competitive landscape provides details by competitor. Details included are company overview, company financials, revenue generated, market potential, investment in research and development, new market initiatives, global presence, production sites and facilities, production capacities, company strengths and weaknesses, product launch, product width and breadth, application dominance. The above data points provided are only related to the companies’ focus related to Knee Braces market.

Prominent players in the market are predicted to face tough competition from the new entrants. However, some of the key players are targeting to acquire the startup companies in order to maintain their dominance in the global market. For a detailed analysis of key companies, their strengths, weaknesses, threats, and opportunities are measured in the report by using industry-standard tools such as the SWOT analysis. Regional coverage of key companies is covered in the report to measure their dominance. Key manufacturers of Knee Braces market are focusing on introducing new products to meet the needs of the patrons. The feasibility of new products is also measured by using industry-standard tools.

Key companies are increasing their investments in research and development activities for the discovery of new products. There has also been a rise in the government funding for the introduction of new Knee Braces market. These factors have benefited the growth of the global market for Knee Braces. Going forward, key companies are predicted to benefit from the new product launches and the adoption of technological advancements. Technical advancements have benefited many industries and the global industry is not an exception.

New product launches and the expansion of already existing business are predicted to benefit the key players in maintaining their dominance in the global market for Knee Braces. The global market is segmented on the basis of region, application, en-users and product type. Based on region, the market is divided into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Middle East and Africa (MEA).

In this study, the years considered to estimate the market size of Knee Braces are as follows:

  • Historic Year: 2017-2020
  • Base Year: 2020
  • Forecast Year 2021 to 2028

Reasons to Purchase this Report:

- Market segmentation analysis including qualitative and quantitative research incorporating the impact of economic and policy aspects
- Regional and country level analysis integrating the demand and supply forces that are influencing the growth of the market.
- Market value USD Million and volume Units Million data for each segment and sub-segment
- Competitive landscape involving the market share of major players, along with the new projects and strategies adopted by players in the past five years
- Comprehensive company profiles covering the product offerings, key financial information, recent developments, SWOT analysis, and strategies employed by the major market players

Research Methodology:

In-depth interviews and discussions were conducted with several key market participants and opinion leaders to compile the research report.

This research study involved the extensive usage of both primary and secondary data sources. The research process involved the study of various factors affecting the industry, including the government policy, market environment, competitive landscape, historical data, present trends in the market, technological innovation, upcoming technologies and the technical progress in related industry, and market risks, opportunities, market barriers and challenges. The following illustrative figure shows the market research methodology applied in this report.

Market Size Estimation

Top-down and bottom-up approaches are used to estimate and validate the global market size for company, regional division, product type and application (end users).

The market estimations in this report are based on the selling price (excluding any discounts provided by the manufacturer, distributor, wholesaler or traders). Market share analysis, assigned to each of the segments and regions are achieved through product utilization rate and average selling price.

Major manufacturers & their revenues, percentage splits, market shares, growth rates and breakdowns of the product markets are determined through secondary sources and verified through the primary sources.

All possible factors that influence the markets included in this research study have been accounted for, viewed in extensive detail, verified through primary research, and analyzed to get the final quantitative and qualitative data. The market size for top-level markets and sub-segments is normalized, and the effect of inflation, economic downturns, and regulatory & policy changes or others factors are accounted for in the market forecast. This data is combined and added with detailed inputs and analysis from Vision Research Reports and presented in this report.

Market Breakdown and Data Triangulation

After complete market engineering with calculations for market statistics; market size estimations; market forecasting; market breakdown; and data triangulation. Extensive primary research was conducted to gather information and verify and validate the critical numbers arrived at. In the complete market engineering process, both top-down and bottom-up approaches were extensively used, along with several data triangulation methods, to perform market estimation and market forecasting for the overall market segments and sub-segments listed in this report.

Secondary Sources

Secondary Sources occupies approximately 25% of data sources, such as press releases, annual reports, Non-Profit organizations, industry associations, governmental agencies and customs data, and so on. This research study includes secondary sources; directories; databases such as Bloomberg Business, Wind Info, Hoovers, Factiva (Dow Jones & Company), TRADING ECONOMICS, and avention; Investing News Network; statista; Federal Reserve Economic Data; annual reports; investor presentations; and SEC filings of companies.

Primary Sources

 In the primary research process, various sources from both the supply and demand sides were interviewed to obtain qualitative and quantitative information for this report. The primary sources from the supply side include product manufacturers (and their competitors), opinion leaders, industry experts, research institutions, distributors, dealer and traders, as well as the raw materials suppliers and producers, etc.

The primary sources from the demand side include industry experts such as business leaders, marketing and sales directors, technology and innovation directors, supply chain executive, end users (product buyers), and related key executives from various key companies and organizations operating in the global market.

The study objectives of this report are:

  • To analyze and study the global market capacity, production, value, consumption, status (2017-2020) and forecast (2021-2028);
  • Focuses on the key manufacturers, to study the capacity, production, value, market share and development plans in future.
  • Comprehensive company profiles covering the product offerings, key financial information, recent developments, SWOT analysis, and strategies employed by the major market players
  • To define, describe and forecast the market by type, application and region.
  • To analyze the global and key regions market potential and advantage, opportunity and challenge, restraints and risks.
  • To identify significant trends and factors driving or inhibiting the market growth.
  • To analyze the opportunities in the market for stakeholders by identifying the high growth segments.
  • To strategically analyze each submarket with respect to individual growth trend and their contribution to the market
  • To analyze competitive developments such as expansions, agreements, new product launches, and acquisitions in the market

To strategically profile the key players and comprehensively analyze their growth strategies.

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