The Global Pressure Ulcers Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 11.6% during the forecasting period (2022-2029).
Pressure ulcers, also known as pressure sores, are injuries to the skin and underlying tissue, primarily caused by prolonged pressure on the surface.
They are most common in body parts such as heels, elbows, hips, and the base of the spine.
They usually affect people with mobility disorders. Diabetes is also known to be a contributing factor to the onset of this disease.
The Global Pressure Ulcers market is estimated to show significant growth.
Primary market drivers include an increase in a geriatric population who have fragile skin, a high rate of obesity which is a risk factor for pressure ulcers, and increasing awareness and shifting preference towards preventing the onset of disease.
However, the lack of reimbursement will restrain the market growth.
A new trend observed in the market is the use of wearable sensors that can track the development of ulcers at an early stage.
Global Pressure Ulcers market report segments the market by treatment type, distribution channel, and by region.
By treatment type, the market is divided into medications, surgical procedures, and other therapies depending on the severity of ulcers.
The medication segment further includes antibacterial drugs and analgesics to treat infections and relieve pain.
The surgical procedure involves the removal of dead tissues by a process called debridement.
Regionally, the market is segmented into five major regions, namely North America, South America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and RoW.
North America will dominate the market owing to relatively higher awareness.
In the US, nearly 2.5 million individuals are affected by pressure ulcers.
Asia-Pacific is estimated to emerge as the fastest-growing market attributed to improving healthcare infrastructure.
The report also profiles the following companies of Pressure Ulcers market – ArjoHuntleigh, AB, Covidien PLC, Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc, Invacare Corporation, Stryker Corporation, Talley Group Limited, Paramount Bed Holdings Co., Ltd., and among others.
By Treatment Type
• Surgical Procedure
• Other Therapies
By Distribution Channel
• Nursing Home
• Home Use
• Asia Pacific (China, Japan, India, Australia, Rest of Asia Pacific)
• Europe (Germany, France, The UK, Italy, Spain, Rest of Europe)
• North America (The USA, Canada, Mexico)
• South America (Brazil, Argentina, Rest of South America)
• Rest of the World