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Medical Lifting Slings Market Size, Share and Global Trend By Product (Seating Slings, Standing Slings, Bariatric Slings, Toileting Slings, Universal Slings), By Usage (Reusable, Disposable), By End-User (Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Assisted Living Facilities) and Geography Forecast till 2026

Region : Global | Report ID: FBI101232 | Status : Ongoing



In May 2018, Arjo, a significant player in the patient rehabilitation products market, launched an advanced medical bed. The newly launched product is equipped with IndiGo technology, which enables the transport of patients with superior ergonomics and safety within care facilities. Lifting slings plays a major role in transferring patients from one location to another location in a smoother way.

Lifting sling makes patient handling safe and simple by preventing injuries which can occur while transferring a patient from one location to another. Implementation of proper techniques while using lifting sling is important in so that it will assist both, patient and staff, to maintain safety. Absence of suitable systems of transportation and treatment of patients causes strain and vibrations that make injuries to the patients. These injuries may influence on versatility, wellbeing, and way of life of patients.

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Global medical lifting slings market growth is being driven by an ageing population and increasing musculoskeletal injuries. Moreover, certain advantages offered by lifting slings such as safety and easy handling are expected to boost the demand for medical lifting slings during the forecast period, which will eventually drive the growth of the global medical lifting slings market.

As per the information published by the World Health Organization, the population above 60 years will be 22% of the world’s population, as compared to 12% in 2015. In 2012, Arjo, initiated a program called Diligent, to consult and train the hospital staff, management and caregivers about patient handling and early care process. This program had got tremendous success by reducing 84% of the patient injuries while patient handling in North America.

However, the reluctance of healthcare resources as well as patients to use lifting sling, limitation of lifting sling for obese patients, and lack of awareness about advantages offered by lifting slings are deterring the growth of the global lifting sling market.

Key Players Covered

Some of the major companies included in the global medical lifting sling market report are Joerns Healthcare LLC., Invacare Corporation, V. Guldmann A/S, GF HEALTH PRODUCTS, INC., Arjo, Argo Medical, Medical Depot, Inc., Hill-Rom Services Inc., Etac AB, Prism Medical UK, DJO Global, Inc., Silvalea, Joerns Healthcare LLC, Permobil AB, Stryker, HoverTech International, Midmark Corporation and others.




By Product

· Seating Slings

· Standing Slings

· Bariatric Slings

· Toileting Slings

· Universal Slings

· Others

By Usage

· Reusable

· Disposable

By End-User

· Hospitals

· Nursing Homes

· Assisted Living Facilities

· Others

By Geography

· North America (USA and Canada)

· Europe (UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Scandinavia and Rest of Europe)

· Asia Pacific (Japan, China, India, Australia, Southeast Asia and Rest of Asia Pacific)

· Latin America (Brazil, Mexico and Rest of Latin America)

· Middle East & Africa (South Africa, GCC and Rest of Middle East & Africa)


As per current medical lifting slings market trends, reusable slings amongst usage type segment are projected to register significant CAGR during the forecast period. Certain benefits such as cost reduction and product quality are expected to play an important role in register higher share of the segment by 2026.

Key Insights

  • Epidemics of musculoskeletal injuries for key countries

  • Technological advancements in patient handling equipment

  • Key industry developments such as mergers and acquisitions

  • Key industry trends

Regional Analysis

The global medical lifting slings market has been segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa. North America is anticipated to dominate the global medical lifting sling market owing to the ageing population and rise in the prevalence of physical impairments in patients. In Europe, the growing emphasis on the utilization of innovative products for better patient handling is expected to create a lucrative opportunity for increased adoption of medical lifting slings. The Asia Pacific and Middle East & Africa also hold huge potential for growth of the global lifting sling market owing to an ageing population, effectiveness offered by lifting sling in deformities, larger patient pool and longer stays in hospitals.

Medical Lifting Slings Market Industry Developments

  • In March 2019, Invacare Corporation launched new products, BirdieEVO and BirdieEVO Compact in Birdie mobile hoist product portfolio. The newly launched products are specially designed to lift patient from chair, bed, and floor.
  • In October 2018, Joerns Healthcare LLC. launched fully advanced bed systems at AHCA (Agency for Healthcare Administration) 2018. The newly launched beds are specially designed to offer assisted living for bariatric patients.

Medical Lifting Slings Market Size, Share and Global Industry Trend Forecast till 2026
  • Aug, 2019
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