Global Unna Boot Market: Overview
An Unna boot is a particular gauge that is used for treating venous stasis ulcers and other venous insufficiencies of the leg. The product can also be used as a supportive bandage for sprains & strains of the lower leg, foot, and ankle. The gauze is impregnated with a thick, creamy mixture of zinc oxide and calamine to promote healing. It may also contain acacia, glycerin, castor oil, and white petrolatum.
Global Unna Boot Market: Growth Factors
Rise in prevalence of venous leg ulcers and increase in the rate of injuries related to accidents, sports, and adventures are anticipated to accelerate the momentum of growth of global Unna boot market in the years ahead. Venous leg ulcers are commonly witnessed among the population over 65 years of age. The surge in geriatric population across the globe and better wound healing ability at competitive pricing offered by Unna boot manufacturers are the major factors that will augment the growth of the global Unna boot market space. The escalating burden of venomous leg ulcers, as well as eczema, will proliferate the Unna Boot market size in the forthcoming years. Furthermore, the rise in the number of leg injuries resulting in wound infections will further catapult the business scope.
However, unfavorable reimbursement policies and the highly fragmented nature of the market affecting revenue generation are the key concern areas associated with the global Unna boot market sphere.
Global Unna Boot Market: Segmentation
The global Unna boot market can be classified based on raw material and application. On the basis of raw material, the market is sectored into Zinc Oxide, Zinc, and Calamine. Application Wise, the Unna boot market is segmented into Venous Leg Ulcers, Lymphedema, and Eczema.
Global Unna Boot Market: Regional Analysis
Based on regions, the global Unna boot market can be divided into five main regions: North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East and Africa.
North America is likely to dominate the market for Unna boot over the coming years, subject to the high prevalence of venous leg ulcers, lymphedema, and eczema in the patient population. Furthermore, the rise in product awareness among patients and caregivers are contributing notably towards Unna boot market size in the region. Technological breakthroughs witnessed in the field of medicine, healthcare, pharmaceutical and biotechnology in countries such as the U.S. and Canada is likely to offer lucrative growth avenues for the regional market.
The Unna boot market in the Asia Pacific region is expected grow at a significant CAGR during the forecast period, owing to a surge in geriatric population base, large patient pool, and rise in health care expenditures in the emerging countries in the region such as China and India.
Europe, LATAM, and MEA markets have huge growth prospects and are predicted to be the lucrative business destinations for the product manufacturers in the near future.
Global Unna Boot Market: Competitive Players
The key players in the global Unna boot market include Medline Industries, Inc., American Medicals, Cardinal Health, BSN Medical, ConvaTec, Inc., Andover Health, Inc., GF HEALTHCARE PRODUCTS, Inc., and DERMA SCIENCES. Medline Industries, Inc., and ConvaTec, Inc. New value creation strategies adopted by these players will help them not only retain their market share but will also help them in expanding their regional presence along with enlarging the scope of their business across the globe.
Global Unna Boot Market: Regional Segment Analysis
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