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The North America Electric Wheelchair Market Size is poised to register a CAGR of 18.1% during the forecast period (2016-2022).
Electric wheelchair is used preferably by the people who are not able to walk due to physical disability or illness. It is also used by the people suffering from any type of cardiovascular or fatigue based conditions. It operates through batteries and electric motors rather than manual power Electric wheelchair consists of three main wheels, Rear, Front, and mid wheel Drive. Seating & positioning, cushions & brackets like features are also contributing to the growth of the electric wheelchair market. The electric wheelchair has witness the prominent growth in the recent years due to the increase in the number of spinal code injuries. The number of spinal cord injuries is increasing day by day, globally. According to National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical data, The number of people in the U.S. who are alive in 2014 who have spinal cord injury has been estimated to be approximately 276,000 persons, with a range from 240,000 to 337,000 persons and approximately 79% of spinal cord injuries occur among males. Additionally, increase in the cardiovascular or fatigue based conditions could also contribute in the rising growth of electric wheelchair market.
The Electric wheelchair market has been segmented on the basis of product type and country. Based on Product type, the market is segmented into Centre Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive, Standing Electric Wheelchair, and Others (Sports Wheelchair, Pediatric Wheelchair, and High-Power Wheelchair). Based on Country, the market is segmented into US, Canada, Mexico, and Rest of North America.
The key players operating in the electric wheelchair market are Invacare Corporation, Sunrise Medical, Karman Healthcare, Dane Technologies Inc., Pride Mobility Products Corp, Drive Medical Ltd., Otto Bock, and GF Healthcare Products, Inc.
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