The 4-caster rollators allows the patients and other users with maximum stability and comfort without interrupting their daily activities. It is widely used in the hospital, homes, rehabilitation centres and old age homes, among others. Due to rising technological advancements in the rollators, there is enhancement in demand for the market. These advancements in rollators is incorporation of advanced sensors and digital software that helps to advance the quality of rollators. The software and sensors studies user’s daily activities, and provides comfort as per their behaviors. The information which is stored is then used by the doctor to monitor the physical conditions of the patients. Apart from this, the material used in the 4-caster rollator is lightweight, hence it provides relief to the old people for their mobility. Moreover, due to technological advancements, the manufacturing process has become easy and the raw materials are also simply available, which increase the growth of the 4-caster rollators market.
Moreover, there has been rise in the number of patients who are suffering from chronic conditions, arthritis, gait and increase in geriatric population, which leads to 4-caster rollators. Due to the increase in number of patients, the demand for home-based and hospital-based care services is also increasing. The patient care services provide trained doctors and clinical worker at home and hospitals, apart from this, it also includes various services such as service for feeding, bathing, toileting, mobility assistance, and fall prevention, among others. The service provided for patient’s mobility includes wheelchairs, walkers and rollators, among others, leads to growth of the 4-castor rollators market. The manufacturers provide various types of rollators for patients care at home or hospital, which are four-wheel rollators, bariatric rollators, and three-wheel rollators. Among these, four-wheel rollators has the highest share in the market due to its extended balance from four sides and availability of diverse types. Moreover, the demand for 4-castor rollator is also increasing in various end-use such as hospitals, clinics, home, rehabilitation centres, and in various care centres, among others, leads to the growth of the market. However, due to the onset of COVID-19 pandemic, there is decline in the growth of 4-caster rollators market in year 2020, especially due to halt in manufacturing process, admissions to various non COVID patient care service centres and rehabilitation centres declined. The 4-caster rollators are widely used in hospitals, and during the COVID-19 crisis, only COVID related services were served in most of the hospitals, which declined the growth of the market.
In addition, the market is segmented based on its type such as with seat rollators and without seat rollators, whereas, with seat segment has the highest share in the market, as it is extensively used among various patients who suffer from severe arthritis. Apart from this, it is also used in rehabilitation centre for recovering from injury, and it also benefits those users who suffer from compromised balance and decreased endurance. The different rollator types are used in various applications such as hospital, and home, among others, whereas, hospital segment leads the market, due to increase in geriatric population across the world and rise in number of arthritis and gait cases. These rising cases enhances the demand for 4-caster rollators in hospital segment. Apart from this, there is advancements in the healthcare industry due to which most of the hospital are adopting rollators for their patients.
Furthermore, the acceptance of rollators is also increasing in most of the rehabilitation centres, which is also driving the growth of the 4-caster rollators market. Some of the key players in the global 4-caster rollator market are Trionic, Human Care HC AB, Eurovema Mobility AB, Invacare Corporation, Bischoff & Bischoff, Roma Medical Aids Ltd., Besco Medical, Trust Care AB, Handicare Group AB, Meyland-Smith A/S and Mobilex A/S.
Trends and Future Outlook:
- Rising technological advancements such as various sensors and software for comfortable sitting options, leads to acceptance of 4-castor rollators
- People suffering from various types of diseases, which leads to increase in adoption of advanced mobility products