In addition, due to technological advancements such as advanced sensors and software, there has been a rise in more number of lightweight and more functional rollators which help the users and patients in mobility. Apart from this, the rise in aging population and increasing adoption of rollator walkers across home-based and hospital-based patient care services drives the growth of the global 4-caster rollators. Apart from hospitals, the rollators are widely used for home purpose by old people and due to its advanced features it has great adoption among the users. Furthermore, the 4-caster rollators market is categorised into with seat rollator and no seat rollator, whereas, with seat rollator has highest share in the market. These rollators are widely used in the various applications such as hospital, home, rehabilitation centres, and old-age homes, among others. There has been rise in investments in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industry across the world, which in turn enhance market growth.
Moreover, the advancements in the 4-caster rollators is incorporation or integration of various advanced sensors and digital software which improves the quality and comfort of the rollators. These sensors and software analyses patient’s or user’s shape and daily activities, and provides comfort. The analysis of daily activities of the patient includes their walking distance, walking duration, walking speed and daily rhythm, among others, which further assist in their activities as per their behavioral patterns. 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.
Global 4-Caster Rollator Market, By Type
Based on type, 4-caster rollator market is segmented into the following:
- With Seat
- No Seat
In 2020, the with seat segment led the overall 4-caster rollator market in terms of market value accounting for over 70% of the global market. With seat rollators are widely used due to its built-in backrest and seat which provides comfort to the users. These rollator can be folded when not in use and are made from ultra-light steel frame to reduce the weight of the product. It is widely used among those patients who suffer from severe arthritis, or in the rehabilitation centre for recovering from injury, apart from this, 4-wheel rollator also benefits those users who suffer from compromised balance and decreased endurance. The rollators are also available in different types of wheels, which helps the patients or users to travel over bumpy sidewalks and on grass. The 4-caster rollator’s handle height can be adjusted and can be used by any person and it also has advance braking system, which provides increased power for stopping the rollator.
Global 4-Caster Rollator Market, By End-use Industry
Based on end-use industry, the 4-caster rollator market is segmented into the following:
In 2020, the hospital segment led the overall 4-caster rollator market in terms of market value. The 4-caster rollator are used in hospitals by various patients who are hospitalized in specialized and standard wards. These rollators are made from high quality steel and its surface is coated with high quality powder finishing, where it can be comfortably handled by the patients in hospitals. Moreover, the hospitals use 4-caster rollators with seats and without seats, as per the requirements of the patients. These rollators provides better walking assistance to the patients and improve their agility and movement. Apart from this, the rollators are also used in homes for various patients who suffer from severe arthritis and other bariatric patients which restricts them from walking and will expected to show highest share in the forecast period.
Global 4-Caster Rollator Market, By Geography
Based on geography, the 4-caster rollator market is segmented into following:
- North America
- Rest of Europe
- Asia Pacific
- Rest of Asia Pacific
- Latin America
- Rest of Latin America
- Middle East and Africa (MEA)
- GCC Countries
- South Africa
- Rest of MEA
In 2020, Asia Pacific held the largest share in the 4-caster rollator market due to increasing population rate, rapid developments throughout Asia Pacific region and high number of companies that provide 4-caster rollator thereby the market is rapidly growing in this region. In China around 83 million individuals have disabilities. Similarly, in India around 2.2% of people struggle with disabilities. Likewise, in Japan around 9.6 million people struggle with disabilities. Apart from this, growing disposable income, presence of small and large market players in the country, well developed distribution network is going to enhance the market growth. Asia Pacific is a region that is constantly developing and due to the presence of high population there is a higher probability of the market to expand due to high presence of wheel chair users and increasing number of disabled individuals thereby there is a growing need for wheel chairs to be manufactured due to which the 4-caster rollator market.