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The global electric wheelchair market exhibited moderate growth during 2015-2020. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the market to grow at a CAGR of around 8% during 2021-2026. Keeping in mind the uncertainties of COVID-19, we are continuously tracking and evaluating the direct as well as the indirect influence of the pandemic on different end use sectors. These insights are included in the report as a major market contributor.
Also known as a motorized wheelchair, an electric wheelchair is a means of locomotion for non-ambulatory individuals. It is propelled by electrical power sources, such as sealed lead-acid (SLA) batteries. It has a power base that houses the wheels, motors, brakes, batteries and wiring harnesses underneath the seat. It also comprises headrests, backrests and cushions made of gels, contoured foam and air-filled bladders. An electric wheelchair is generally operated using joysticks or switches that allow users to control the movement and acceleration.
The increasing prevalence of neurological disorders, in confluence with the growing geriatric population, which is more susceptible to orthopedic conditions, represents one of the key factors bolstering the market growth. Moreover, electric wheelchairs help individuals to move around comfortably and smoothly on rough ground, soft terrain, grass and gravel. They also aid in relieving pressure, managing posture and reducing dependency as compared to their conventional counterparts. Furthermore, the introduction of electric wheelchairs that can be controlled using voluntary movements, such as head and tongue movement, breath actuation and lower extremity control, is positively influencing the market growth. Apart from this, the rising participation in Paralympic sports and the availability of favorable reimbursement policies and customization options are also contributing to the market growth. Besides this, on account of the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and the rising hospitalization of individuals, there is a rise in demand for electric wheelchairs around the world. However, logistics constraints are currently restricting the market growth.
IMARC Group provides an analysis of the key trends in each sub-segment of the global electric wheelchair market, along with forecasts at the global, regional and country level from 2021-2026. Our report has categorized the market based on product type, age group and end user.
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The report has also analysed the competitive landscape of the market with some of the key players being Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare (Medical Depot Inc.), GF Health Products Inc., Invacare Corporation, Karman Healthcare Inc., LEVO AG (Dane Technologies Inc.), MEYRA GmbH, Ottobock SE & Co. KGaA, Permobil AB, Pride Mobility Products Corp. and Sunrise Medical (US) LLC.
|Base Year of the Analysis||2020|
|Segment Coverage||Product Type, Age Group, End User, Region|
|Region Covered||Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, Latin America, Middle East and Africa|
|Countries Covered||United States, Canada, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Russia, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, Brazil, Mexico|
|Companies Covered||Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare (Medical Depot Inc.), GF Health Products Inc., Invacare Corporation, Karman Healthcare Inc., LEVO AG (Dane Technologies Inc.), MEYRA GmbH, Ottobock SE & Co. KGaA, Permobil AB, Pride Mobility Products Corp. and Sunrise Medical (US) LLC.|
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