Medical Walkers Market size is estimated to be valued at USD 2,365.8 Million in 2021 and is poised to grow at a significant CAGR of 5.3% over 2022-2028. A Medical walker is a walking aid that offers stability and support when walking. Walkers are more stable than crutches and canes. They feature a broad base of support that allows them to be stable from side to side and front to back. Excellent paediatric walkers are also available for younger toddlers. There are both wheeled and non-wheeled walkers available. A rollator is a type of wheeled walker. Walkers aid in balance and minimise the chance of falling; they also give support when muscles are weak, restrict weight bearing on the lower body, and assist patients in moving safely if they have less feeling or control in their legs or feet. The standard walker segment anticipated to grow at significant CAGR over the forecast years owing to increase in geriatric population across the globe. This is because geriatric people are primary consumers of medical walkers. As per a survey, population of individuals 65 years of age will increase by 16% by 2050. This is a realistic indicator for the lucrative future of the global medical walkers in the years ahead. Moreover, competitive players are focusing on launching new products to maintain the growth in the market. For Instance, In August 2022 Sunrise Medical launched the RGK, the most advanced and premium made to measure manual wheelchair range in North America.The rise in orthopaedic condition, rising short-term disability and medical emergencies, rising prevalence of musculoskeletal injuries and other chronic disorders, and an ageing population are the primary drivers driving the expansion of the global medical market.
In April 2022, Helius Medical Technologies launched its breakthrough portable neuromodulation stimulatory to help multiple sclerosis patients who struggle to walk.