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North America Bedsores or Pressure Sores Market Research Report Information by Diagnosis (Blood Tests and Others), by Treatment Type (Medications, Device Types, and Others), and by End-User (Hospitals and Clinics, Diagnostic Centers, and Others) ‚Äď Forecast Till 2030


ID: MRFR/MED/0263-HCR | 114 Pages | Author: Kinjoll Dey| April 2024

North America Bedsores or Pressure Sores Market Overview


The North America Bedsores or Pressure Sores Market is expected to reach USD 4758.56 Million by 2030 at 5.90% CAGR during the forecast period 2022-2030. Bedsores are also known as pressure ulcers, pressure sores, or decubitus ulcers and are mostly found in the aged people and people who spend excessive time on the bed. Bedsores or pressure sores can be prevented and avoids by the support surface devices which mainly includes mattresses, cushions, special overlays, and beds. Bedsores regularly create on skin that spreads bony areas of the body, for example, the heels, lower legs or ankles, hips, and tailbone. Individuals most at danger of bedsores are those with a medical or restorative condition that restricts their capacity to change positions, obliges them to utilize a wheelchair or limits them to a bed for quite a while. Expanding a large aged population and developing a focus on bedsores or pressure sores are the major driving factors that have increased the growth of the North American pressure ulcer device market.


Low-tech device portion represented the huge share in the North America pressure relief devices market. The strength of this market segment is significant because of prevention and avoidance of ulcer and cost adequacy. Foam-based sleeping pad, air-filled mattress, and gel-filled mattress, among certain others, are the low-tech devices commercially available in the market. Additionally, the increasing geriatric population all around also highlights the interest in pressure relief devices. But, technical or specialized complexity, a prerequisite of talented staff and the high cost of the gadgets are some of the elements confining the interest of pressure relief devices to some degree amid the estimated time frame. The growth factor of this market was upheld by a rising inclination among large patients for gel-filled sleeping pads, as usage of these beddings empowers simple repositioning on the bed.


North America Bedsores or Pressure Sores Market Segment Insights



The North American bedsores or pressure sores market is segmented on the basis of diagnosis, treatment type, and end-user.  North America bedsores or pressure sores market by diagnosis is segmented into blood test and others.

North America Bedsores or Pressure Sores Treatment Type Insights



Based on the treatment type the market is segmented into medication and device type. Medication is segmented into Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and topical pain medication. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are further segmented into ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin IB, others), naproxen sodium (Aleve), and others. Device type is further segmented into the low-tech device and hi-tech device. Low-tech devices are further segmented into foam based mattress, air-filled mattress, gel-filled mattress, and others.



North America Bedsores or Pressure Sores Diagnosis Insights


On the basis of Diagnosis, Hi-Tech Device is further segmented into kinetic bed, dynamic air therapy bed, and others.


North America Bedsores or Pressure Sores End User Insights


On the basis of end-user, the market is categorized into hospitals and clinics, diagnostic centers, and others.


Key players


Some of the key players in the North America bedsores or pressure sores market are ArjoHuntleigh, AB, Covidien PLC, Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc, Invacare Corporation, Stryker Corporation, Talley Group Limited, Paramount Bed Holdings Co., Ltd. and among others.


North America Bedsores or Pressure Sores Regional Insights


North America Bedsores or Pressure Sores Market Share (%), by Region


 North America Bedsores or Pressure Sores


Sources: National Electronic Health Records Survey, US. Department of Health & Human Services, National Center for Health Statistics


North America bedsores or pressure sores market is segmented on the basis of geographies or regions which mainly includes the US and Canada. North America dominated the market for bedsores or pressure sores with more than 40% share of the total market in 2016. Increasing awareness of bedsores or pressure sores with technically advanced products, rising interest for different propelled mattress influence the growth of the market in North America. For example; according to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), around 2.5 million people in the US are determined to have Bedsores or Pressure Sores. There has been increasing health care spending in the United States. As a result of the succeeding increased health care utilization, medical management of pressure ulcers costs the United States health care system USD 9.1 billion to $11.6 billion per year. Out of all the US spending on healthcare, pressure ulcer accounts for about 2% of the total cost of Medicare being the largest payer for all adult hospitalizations due to a pressure ulcer. The cost of pressure ulcer care is likely to increase exponentially as life expectancy increases in the future


Moreover, there has been increasing patients suffering from pressure ulcer in the United States. Patients visiting the hospital to pressure ulcer are 75% higher than admissions for any other medical conditions and the significances of pressure ulcer development in hospitalized patients are particularly dire.  According to the survey conducted by Hill-Rom, a national and international survey of 104,485 patients, the overall hospital-acquired pressure ulcer (HAPU) rate was reported at 3.8%. However, higher rates of hospital-acquired pressure ulcer (HAPU) were found in patients in Spinal Cord Units with 10.7%, Critical Care Units with 8.6%, Burn Units and Respiratory/Pulmonary units with 7.3% & 7.2% respectively.


Research Methodology


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Extensive primary research was conducted to gain a deeper insight into the market and the industry performance. In this particular report, we have conducted primary surveys (interviews) with key level executives (VPs, CEOs, Marketing Directors, Business Development Managers, and many more) of the major players who are active in the market. In addition to analyzing the current and historical trends, our analysts predict where the market is headed, over the next five to ten years.



  • Secondary Research


Secondary research was mainly used to collect and identify information useful for the extensive, technical, market-oriented, and commercial study of the North American Bedsores or Pressure Sores market. It was also used to obtain key information about major players, market classification, and segmentation according to industry trends, geographical markets, and developments related to the market and perspectives. For this study, analysts have gathered information from various credible sources, such as annual reports, SEC filings, journals, white papers, corporate presentations, company websites, international organization of chemical manufacturers, some paid databases, and many others.


Intended Audience



  • Contract Research¬†Organizations (CROs)

  • Academic Medical Institutes and Universities

  • Government and private laboratories

  • Research and Development (R&D) companies

  • Market research and consulting service providers


North America Bedsores or Pressure Sores Market Segmentation


North America Bedsores or Pressure Sores Diagnosis Outlook



  • Blood test

  • Others


North America Bedsores or Pressure Sores Treatment Type Outlook



  • Medication

  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

  • Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin IB, others)

  • Naproxen sodium (Aleve)

  • Others

  • Topical pain medication.

  • Device Type

  • Low-tech Device

  • Foam Based Mattress

  • Air Filled Mattress

  • Gel Filled Mattress

  • Others

  • Hi-Tech Device

  • Kinetic Bed

  • Dynamic Air Therapy Bed

  • Others


North America Bedsores or Pressure Sores End-User Outlook



  • Hospitals and Clinics

  • Diagnostic Centers

  • Others


North America Bedsores or Pressure Sores Regional Outlook



  • US

  • Canada


North America Bedsores or Pressure Sores Market by Key Players



Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size USD 4758.56 Million
  CAGR 5.90 %
  Base Year  2020
  Forecast Period  2022-2030
  Historical Data  2019
  Forecast Units  Value (USD Million)
  Report Coverage  Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
  Segments Covered  Diagnosis, Treatment Type, End-User
  Geographies Covered  North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
  Key Vendors  ArjoHuntleigh, AB, Covidien PLC, Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc, Invacare Corporation, Stryker Corporation, Talley Group Limited, Paramount Bed Holdings Co
  Key Market Opportunities  Low-tech device portion represented the huge share in the North America pressure relief devices market. 
  Key Market Drivers  The growth factor of this market was upheld by a rising inclination among large patients for gel-filled sleeping pads


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