(PRWEB) July 18, 2012
Sports medicine is a very dynamic field of medicine which has made a mark in the healthcare sector only in the last decade. The field has witnessed a spurt in technology and has grown with the rise in the medical diagnostic and therapeutic devices in the last decade. With regional sports gaining popularity along with already acclaimed sports, the role of sports medicine is all set to play an extremely vital role in the sportsman’s vital statistics, monitoring, diagnostics by maintaining the highest level of balance between body exhaustion and recovery by pushing the athlete’s body to the limit with the help of latest technology. Sports medicine devices market report includes the devices which will helps to monitor, diagnose and treat athlete burnout and injuries such as plantar fasciitis, heel spur, flat feet, morton's neuroma, anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), posterior cruciate ligament injuries(PCL), hammer toe, arthritis, chronic back pain, calf stiffness , tennis elbow, rotator cuff injuries, achilles tendon injury etc.
Devices including primus rehabilitation by BTE Technologies with patient monitors such as spirometers, electrocardiographs, stress monitors, electromyography (EMG) are crucial in maintaining top body form for an athlete and also useful in studying performance of competitors. High end technologies such as balance and gait monitors, motion analysis are used in experiments to determine the optimum positioning of the body with respect to the type of sport played. Each type of sport gives larger amount of pressure to particular areas of the body; baseball pitchers, cricket bowlers tend to injure their shoulders more often, similarly, batsmen tend to injure their arms and wrists on a higher rate. Marathon runners, basketball players, tennis players have a higher rate of muscle injuries in the limbs.
This report covers the total sports medicine market which constitutes body reconstruction products such as orthopedic implants, ligament and tendon repair, arthroscopy. The report also covers body support and recovery products such as braces & supports, cold-hot therapy, topical analgesics and pain relief products along with other accessories such as disinfectants, tapes and wraps. Thus, this report covers all the essentials of the sports medicine market in a comprehensive and gives a strategic analysis on the emerging areas within this field with the perspective of a market competitor, sports teams and associations along with all individual professional sportsmen.
The key market players are Arthrex (U.S.), ArthroCare(U.S.), Smith & Nephew (U.S.), Stryker (U.S.), Biomet (U.S.), De Puy Mitek a J&J company (U.S.), Linvatec ConMed (U.S.), Mueller Sports(U.S.), McDavid(U.S.), Breg (U.S.), Cramer Sports (U.S.) and niche players such as Cho-Pat(U.S.) and IDM Sports(Australia) among others.
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