Joint braces are accessories that are used either to protect the joint or to restrict the movement of the joint. Joint braces are also used to assist the joint movement, decreases weight bearing forces for specific purpose, to assist in rehabilitation of fractured joint after taking away the cast and to assist in regaining normal shape and/or functioning of the joint.
Aging leads to weakening of bones and thereby resulting in increasing bone fractures worldwide. Thus, global rise in geriatric population is fueling the demand for joint braces and therefore driving global joint braces market towards growth. In addition, swift rise in the osteoporosis incidences globally and road accidents leading to joint fractures are also resulting in the growth of the joint braces market.
Based on the location of the joint braces use, global joint braces market is segmented as follows:
- Lower limb joint braces
- Spinal joint braces
- Upper limb joint braces
Based on the application, global joint braces market is segmented as follows:
Joint braces are widely used by sportsmen of various sports such as badminton, athletics, cycling, basketball and football. Use of joint braces is increasing in sports industry as prophylactic for joint. With increasing global sports activities, demand for joint braces is rapidly increasing. Affordable cost of the joint braces is fuelling the increasing use of joint braces globally.
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