Global Pressure Relief Mattress Market – Introduction
- Pressure relief mattresses provide relief from body and skin sores. Pressure sores such as pressure ulcers, decubitus ulcers, and bedsores are treated using pressure relief mattresses, providing comfort to the user and relaxing the muscles and tissues. People who experience restricted mobility are subject to more risks of developing soreness and pain in the back, around the neck, hip bones, tailbones, ankles, and heels. Pressure relief mattresses help in reducing discomfort caused due to immobility. Increasing obesity problems are leading to the demand for better and fast pressure relief mattresses. The recent emergence of COVID-19 has created more demand for pressure relief mattresses since people are staying at home and are facing different heath issues due to inactiveness at home. Pressure relief mattresses consist of a mattress filled with air, water, gel, and foam inside.
Increasing demand from the healthcare sector
- Pressure relief mattresses are used extensively in hospitals and medicare centers etc. Demand for pressure relief mattresses are higher from hospitals, to be used on the beds in hospitals to ensure well-being of patients, and to offer care to people suffering from body pain around the shoulders, elbows, and bony surfaces such as sacrum. Furthermore, the growing number of orthopedic cases causing pain in joints, knees, and bones coupled with bone-surgeries have led to rising demand for the product. Patients suffering from long-term illnesses requiring to stay in bed for long hours, and bed bound patients, have accelerated the demand for pressure relief mattresses. Moreover, increasing healthcare concerns such as appropriate blood circulation, redness caused to the skin, and sleeping disorders have led to a rise in demand for the right range of pressure relief mattresses.
Growing demand among the geriatric population
- Degeneration of joints in the lumbar spine is a common problem with old age population. The aging population is usually prone to osteoarthritis and spinal stenosis, resulting in lack of movement and stiffness, making daily tasks difficult. The rapidly growing elderly population along with increased life expectancy across the globe has generated demand for high-tech pressure relief mattresses such as kinetic beds, and dynamic air therapy beds. These mattresses quickly resolve the issues of sleeping, aggravate pressure points, and distribute the weight evenly on the mattresses. All these factors have propelled the growth of the pressure relief mattress market.
North America and Europe Considered to be the Largest Markets for Pressure Relief Mattresses
- In terms of geography, the global pressure relief mattress market can be divided into five regions: North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and South America
- North America and Europe are the main markets for pressure relief mattresses. The markets are anticipated to grow at a significant rate during the forecast period due to rising occurrence of high pressure injuries among the populace, prevalence of pressure ulcers, patients who need support, and frequent incidents of bedsores among patients in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, Netherlands, and the U.K., which is projected to surge the sale of pressure relief mattresses in the near future.
- The market in Asia Pacific is anticipated to expand at a significant growth rate during the forecast period due to rising healthcare facilities, demand for better healthcare products, and a growing geriatric population in China, India, Korea, Japan, and other Southeast Asian countries. These factors are projected to surge the demand for pressure relief mattresses in the Asia Pacific region.
Key Players Operating in the Pressure Relief Mattress Market
Leading players in the market are likely to face tough competition during the forecasted timeline. Big companies such as Hill-Rom Services Inc., Invacare Corporation, Paramount Bed Co., Ltd., and Stryker Corporation are manufacturing pressure relief mattresses globally and focusing on developing products that specifically meet the demands of consumers, such as products focusing on specific pain points in the body. The mattresses have been designed keeping in mind the consumers using the product such as elderly people, or people who are highly health conscious, or those with sore back problems. Some of the key players active in the pressure relief mattress market include:
- Abecca Healthcare
- Fazzini Srl
- Hill-Rom Services Inc.
- Invacare Corporation
- Lifeline Corporation Pte Ltd
- Paramount Bed Co., Ltd.
- Span-America Medical Systems
- Stryker Corporation
- TalleyGroup Ltd
Global Pressure Relief Mattress– Research Scope
Global Pressure Relief Mattress, by Product Type
- Foam-based mattress
- Gel-based mattress
- Fiber filled mattress
- Water filled mattress
- Others (Air filled mattress)
Global Pressure Relief Mattress, by Price Category
Global Pressure Relief Mattress by Application
- Hospitals & Nursing Homes
- Specialty Physical Therapy Clinics
- Others (Fitness Centers etc.)
Global Pressure Relief Mattress, by Distribution Channel
Global Pressure Relief Mattress, by Region
- North America
- Rest of North America
- Rest of Europe
- Asia Pacific
- Rest of Asia Pacific
- Middle East & Africa
- South Africa
- Rest of Middle East & Africa
- South America
- Rest of South America