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Scoliosis Management Market Segmented By Cervical Thoracic Lumbar, Thoracolumbosacral orthosis, Lumbosacral Orthosis Product with Infantile Scoliosis, Juvenile Scoliosis, Adolescent Scoliosis Age Group in Hospital Pharmacies, Retail Pharmacies, Online sales
Scoliosis Management Market has different products one of which is a CTLSO (Cervical Thoracic Lumbar Sacral Orthosis) brace which is a two piece with metal cervical attachment that supports the neck and the back region and prevents the movement of the spine. It is used for the treatment of upper back deformities and the neck. If the braces are removed, the curve may return to its original position and may increase progressively. The second type of product in scoliosis management market is a TLSO (Thoracolumbosacral Orthosis) brace is used for mid to lower spine area.
The braces are placed and customized according to the degree of curves. The pads in the braces provide pressure to slow down the growth and progression for scoliosis mangement. It is prescribed to children with degrees in between 20 and 40. These braces provide partial movement and adjusts to accommodate the growth of the body. Moreover, if the magnitude of the curve does not increase while wearing the brace then the person can avoid spinal fusion surgery.
Lumbosacral Orthosis consists of the whole or part of the lumbar regions. The LSO brace is used to correct the lateral curve of the spine. These braces compress the abdomen and lumbar spine regions tightly and provide a posture to the spine and the pressure can be adjusted through laces or by the back of the belt.
Infantile scoliosis in the scoliosis management market is a case in which the infants between 0 and 4 years’ experience the presence of an abnormal curve. The bend is in the shape of S or C. In infants, this condition is seen more in males than in females. Infantile scoliosis falls into two groups:
Juvenile scoliosis is diagnosed between the age of 5 and 9 years for scoliosis management market. During this age, scoliosis tends to grow faster, i.e., it becomes progressive and does not disappear on its own. Generally, juvenile patients suffering from scoliosis develop a right bend.
As scoliosis is progressive in this age the brace treatment is given to the patients that strengthens the spine and restrains the progressiveness of the spine. The braces need to be changed with the growth of the child in 12–18 months as the degree of curvature will also change.
Adolescent scoliosis occurs between the age of 10 and 18 years. Although the cases are unknown, it can happen due to hormonal imbalance, ayes-metrical growth and muscle imbalance. Physical therapies and treatments are done if the degree of curve is between 10 and 20 degree.
While if the degree of curve is between 20 and 40 degree, the braces are used to prevent the progressiveness. These braces have to be worn constantly for 22–23 hours a day for an effective result which pushes the growth of scoliosis management market.
The global scoliosis management market has been estimated to be valued at US$ 2,460.4 Mn in 2018 and is expected to expand at a CAGR of 3.6% over the forecast period (2018–2028).
The growth of the global scoliosis management market is mainly driven by high prevalence of the disease, high adoption rate of braces and advancement of technology with tracking devices, which can monitor the health of the patient. Furthermore, increasing demand for non-invasive therapies is expected to drive the market for scoliosis braces.
The disease occurs equally in both the genders but the degree of curve progresses 8 times higher in females than in males. However, the device has to be worn 22–23 hours a day by the patient so it stiffens their body causing irritation and rashes to the skin. Also, it squeezes the chest wall and abdomen and causes breathing problems, which can affect the oxygen flow and pulmonary functions.
The global scoliosis management market is expected to witness growth over the forecast period. Moreover less expensive braces along with increasing awareness among people are some of the factors expected to increase market growth over the forecast period.
The global scoliosis management market is segmented on the basis of product type into cervical thoracic lumbar, thoracolumbosacral orthosis and lumbosacral orthosis.
In terms of value, the thoracolumbosacral orthosis sub-segment is been estimated to account for 80.3% share of the global scoliosis management market by 2018 end, and is projected to register a healthy CAGR of 3.8% in terms of value over the forecast period.
By age group, the global scoliosis management market is segmented into infantile scoliosis, juvenile scoliosis and adolescent scoliosis. Among the age group segments, the adolescent scoliosis sub-segment is expected to witness impressive growth during the forecast period.
By distribution channel, the global scoliosis management market is segmented into hospital pharmacies, retail pharmacies and online sales. The online sales sub-segment is expected to dominate the overall scoliosis management market with a CAGR of 3.9% in terms of value over the forecast period.
The global scoliosis management market has been segmented on the basis of regions into North America, Latin America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Asia Pacific excluding China (APEC), China and the Middle East & Africa (MEA). In terms of market value, North America is projected to dominate the global scoliosis management market in terms of revenue share throughout the forecast period.
Manufacturers are developing products for scoliosis management marketE that have the potential to push the spine into a correct position with their customized fitting. Latin America and APEC is expected to witness significant growth during the forecast period. Besides, significant research and development activities are carried been carried to improve the treatment of scoliosis.