Meralgia Paresthetica Market Research Report - Forecast till 2030

Meralgia Paresthetica Market Research Report: By Diagnosis (Imaging Techniques, Electromyography, Nerve Conduction Study, Nerve Blockade), Treatment (Medication, Surgery), End User (Hospitals & Clinics, Research Laboratories) - Forecast till 2030

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Meralgia Paresthetica Market Scenario

The Meralgia Paresthetica Market is expected to reach USD 1,465.10 Million by 2030 at 3.40% CAGR during the forecast period 2022-2030.
Meralgia paresthetica is a condition characterized by tingling, numbness and burning pain in outer thigh. The major cause of meralgia paresthetica is compression of the nerve that supplies sensation to the skin surface of the thigh. The meralgia paresthetica market growth is majorly attributed to the increasing prevalence of obesity, rising funding, and healthcare insurance coverage. Moreover, common causes of this compression includes any condition that increases pressure on the groin such as tight clothing i.e. belts, corsets and tight pants, obesity or weight gain, wearing a heavy tool belt, pregnancy, scar tissue near the inguinal ligament due to injury or any previous surgery. Furthermore, nerve injury, which due to diabetes or seat belt injury after an accident (by motor vehicle), can also cause meralgia paresthetica.

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On the other hand, availability of expensive treatment may hamper the meralgia paresthetica market growth during the forecast period.

Intended Audience

  • Medical Devices Companies

  • Research and Development (R&D) Companies

  • Government Research Institute

  • Academic Institutes and Universities

Figure: Global Meralgia Paresthetica Market, By Region Market Share, 2016 (%) Meralgia Paresthetica Market

Sources: Annual reports, Press release, White paper, Company presentation


The Meralgia Paresthetica Market is segmented on the basis of types, by treatment, and by end user.

On the basis of diagnosis, meralgia paresthetica market is segmented into imaging techniques, electromyography, nerve conduction study, nerve blockade. Imaging techniques are further segmented as X-ray radiography, magnetic resonance imaging, medical ultrasonography or ultrasound, and others.

Based on the treatment, meralgia paresthetica market is segmented into medication, surgery, and others. Medication is further segmented into corticosteroid injections, tricyclic antidepressants, and anti-seizure. Anti-seizure is further segmented into gabapentin (gralise, neurontin), phenytoin (Dilantin) or pregabalin (lyrica) and others.

On the basis of end user, meralgia paresthetica market is segmented into hospitals & clinics, research laboratories, and others.

Key Players

Some of key the players in the meralgia paresthetica market are LivaNova PLC (U.K), EnteroMedics Inc. (U.S.), ElectroCore Medical LLC (U.S.), Boston Scientific Corporation (U.S.), Cyberonics, Inc. (U.S.), NeuroMetrix, Inc.(U.S.), ImThera Medical (U.S.), and Inspire Medical Systems, Inc.(U.S.) and others.

Research Methodology
Meralgia Paresthetica Market 2018
Sources: Annual reports, Press release, White paper, and Company presentation

Regional Analysis

The Americas dominate the meralgia paresthetica market owing to well-developed technology, increasing patient with obesity, high healthcare spending, and increasing government support for research & development. Furthermore, increased R&D activities and the concentration of major companies have fuelled the growth of the market in this region.

Europe holds the second position in the meralgia paresthetica market owing to the government support for research & development and availability of funds for research. Moreover, this is expected to continue to drive the European market over the forecasted period. For instance, countries like Germany and France are increasing investment in the healthcare domain.    

Asia Pacific is the fastest growing meralgia paresthetica market owing to the presence of rapidly developing healthcare technology, huge patient population, and high healthcare expenditure. Moreover, increasing demand for new treatment methods for chronic diseases in countries like India and South Korea is likely to emerge as the fastest growing market across the globe. Furthermore, increasing demand for quality devices in the healthcare is projected to lead to the use of advanced equipment, which, in turn, will increase the market growth of meralgia paresthetica in the region.   

On the other hand, in the Middle East and Africa, obesity and diabetes have become a huge problem due to limited screening, ignorance of diseases, and poor access to treatment.

Report Scope:

Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size   2030:USD 1,465.10 Million
  CAGR   3.40% (2022-2030)
  Base Year   2021
  Forecast Period   2022-2030
  Historical Data   2020
  Forecast Units   Value (USD Million)
  Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
  Segments Covered   Types, Treatment, and End user
  Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
  Key Vendors   LivaNova PLC (U.K), EnteroMedics Inc. (U.S.), ElectroCore Medical LLC (U.S.), Boston Scientific Corporation (U.S.), Cyberonics, Inc. (U.S.), NeuroMetrix, Inc.(U.S.), ImThera Medical (U.S.), and Inspire Medical Systems, Inc.(U.S.) and others
  Key Market Opportunities   New product launches and R&D Amongst major key Players
  Key Market Drivers

  • Increasing prevalence of obesity
  • Rising funding
  • Healthcare insurance coverage

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    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

    meralgia paresthetica market is projected to grow at a 3.40% CAGR between 2022-2030.

    The Americas is expected to dominate the meralgia paresthetica market.

    Rising prevalence of obesity and globalization in healthcare are the key factors adding to the meralgia paresthetica market growth.

    The availability of cost-effective treatment may limit the meralgia paresthetica market growth.

    Key players profiled in the meralgia paresthetica market include Inspire Medical Systems, Inc. (U.S.), ImThera Medical (U.S.), NeuroMetrix, Inc. (U.S.), Cyberonics, Inc. (U.S.), Boston Scientific Corporation (U.S.), ElectroCore Medical LLC (U.S.), EnteroMedics Inc. (U.S.), and LivaNova PLC (U.K.).