Medical Footwear Market Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, Revenue Analysis, 2021–2030

Medical Footwear Market
Medical Footwear Market

The Global Medical Footwear Market size reached USD 9.14 Billion in 2021 and is expected to register a revenue CAGR of 5.6% during the forecast period, according to latest analysis by Emergen Research. High investments in healthcare sector along with increasing Research & Development (R&D) initiatives by various major pharmaceutical companies and technological innovations for development of medical footwear are some key factors driving market revenue growth. Rising prevalence of foot-related disorders like bunions, increasing number of sports injuries to foot and ankle, and rising consumer awareness regarding benefits of foot care are some major factors contributing to revenue growth of the market.

Foot disorders require timely care in order to correct and avoid potential progression of other conditions caused, such as lower back pain, leg discomfort, and hip-related issues. Wearing custom orthotics and insoles helps in faster healing and restoration while providing stability to unstable joints, thereby improving overall health of ankle and joints in addition to preventing foot deformities. Such benefits from orthotics is driving steady demand for medical footwear across the healthcare sector, and in turn driving revenue growth of the market. According to the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA), around 19% of the US population has an average of 1.4 foot disorders each year, and 5% of the US population gets foot infections annually, including athlete’s foot, various fungal diseases, and warts.

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Prominent Players Analyzed in the Report:

New Balance, Dr. Zen’s, DJO, LLC, Gravity Defyer Corp., Dr.Foot, MEPHISTO USA Inc., DARCO International, Inc., Duna Orthopaedic Shoes, Watts Footwear, and Orthofeet.

Apart from steady demand from medical personnel and staff, adventure sport enthusiasts, athletes, and military combatants who engage in high-intensity physical activities that have relatively high probability of participant suffering from ankle and knee injuries more than often require medical footwear for faster recovery and healing. Some major companies are focused on developing medical footwear and integrating innovative technologies which would track user’s activities and metrics. Increasing number of persons with diabetes is leading to high demand for medical footwear. Ill-fitting footwear leads to structural changes when used for a prolonged period. Moreover, ill-fitting footwear is a primary cause of foot ulcers in patients diagnosed with systemic diseases such as diabetes. However, high cost of medical footwear is restraining growth of the market to a major extent.

Some Key Highlights From the Report

  • Shoe segment accounted for largest revenue share in 2021. Growing preference for comfortable and efficient shoes and footwear, especially among working populations formal attire, is a key factor driving revenue growth of the shoe segment. Another key factor contributing to growth is provision of better foot support leading to improved cushioning, which allows for realignment of foot as well as prevention of painful conditions such as flat foot and plantar fasciitis. Shoes need to support normal blood flow, which is extremely crucial for diabetes patients and those suffering from diabetic neuropathy.
  • Offline segment accounted for significantly large revenue share in 2021. Majority of consumers prefer selecting footwear through the process of physical inspection and touch-and-feel owing to the varying needs of each buyer. Availability and visibility of products across various offline stores such as retail outlets is a key factor driving revenue growth of the offline segment. Ability to verify comfort, durability, as well as check materials used for footwear before making a purchase is a key factor contributing to revenue growth of this segment. Retail outlets assist to provide consumers with the luxury of choice by allowing them to select from a variety of brands. Customers may also enquire about the various items with retail shop owners and employees.
  • Medical footwear market in North America accounted for largest revenue share in 2021. Rising prevalence of foot disorders owing to other health issues and sports-related injuries in addition to well-established healthcare infrastructure are some of the key factors driving revenue growth of the market in the region.
  • Some major companies in the global market report include New Balance, Dr. Zen’s, DJO, LLC, Gravity Defyer Corp., Dr.Foot, MEPHISTO USA Inc., DARCO International, Inc., Duna Orthopaedic Shoes, Watts Footwear, and Orthofeet.
  • On 13 June 2022, Orpyx Medical Technologies Inc., which is a digital health company focused on increasing the health span of patients diagnosed with diabetes launched Orpyx SI Flex Sensory Insole system and Orpyx Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) services. Adoption of remote monitoring program is expected to drive engagement and increase mobility for diabetic patients by transforming patient care through real-world patient data, coaching, and analytics.

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Emergen Research has segmented global medical footwear market on the basis of type, distribution channel, and region:

  • Type Outlook (Revenue, USD Billion; 2019-2030)
    • Sandals
    • Shoes
      1. Diabetic shoes
      2.  Flat feet shoes
      3.  Arthritis shoes
      4.  Other
    • Insoles
    • Others
  • Distribution Channel Outlook (Revenue, USD Billion; 2019-2030)
    • Online
    • Offline

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  • Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Billion; 2019-2030)
    • North America
      1. U.S.
      2. Canada
      3. Mexico
    • Europe
      1. Germany
      2. France
      3. U.K.
      4. Italy
      5. Spain
      6. Benelux
      7. Rest of Europe
    • Asia Pacific
      1. China
      2. India
      3. Japan
      4. South Korea
      5. Rest of APAC
    • Latin America
      1. Brazil
      2. Rest of LATAM
    • Middle East & Africa
      1. Saudi Arabia
      2. UAE
      3. South Africa
      4. Turkey
      5. Rest of MEA

Overview of the Medical Footwear Market Report:

  • Introduction, Product Scope, Market Overview, and Opportunities
  • Analysis of the Manufacturers with sales, revenue, and price analysis
  • Comprehensive analysis of the competitive landscape
  • Extensive profiling of the key competitors along with their business strategies and market size
  • Regional analysis of the market along with sales, revenue, market share, and global position
  • Country-wise analysis of the market along with types, applications, and manufacturing
  • Strategic recommendations to established players as well as new entrants
  • In-depth analysis of the risks, restraints, and limitations in the Medical Footwear industry

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