May 22, 2024

Back Stretchers Market Propelled by Rise in Cases of Back Pain

Back stretchers are devices used to align and stretch the back to relax tense muscles and reduce back pain. They help alleviate discomfort and improve mobility. Back stretchers provide gentle traction of the spine to decompress pressure on the discs and facilitate adequate blood circulation. The global Back Stretchers Market is estimated to be valued at US$ 162.2 Mn in 2023 and is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 4.6% over the forecast period 2023 to 2030, as highlighted in a new report published by Coherent Market Insights.

Market key trends:
The rise in cases of back pain across age groups is primarily driving the back stretchers market. According to the American Chiropractic Association, approximately 31 million Americans experience back pain at any given time. Back pain is one of the most prevalent musculoskeletal disorders affecting people. Prolonged sitting hours at work, long commute times, obesity, sports injuries are some of the key factors contributing to back pain. Back stretchers help alleviate back discomfort, relax tight and sore muscles, improve spinal alignment and facilitate mobility. Hence, the increasing back pain prevalence is propelling the demand for back stretchers for pain relief and therapy.

SWOT Analysis
Strength: Back stretchers provide relief from back pain and improve flexibility. They help align the spine and ease muscle tension.
Weakness: Usage requires some level of flexibility and physical ability. Certain designs may not suit all body types.
Opportunity: Growing health awareness is encouraging people to adopt yoga and exercise for back care. This increases demand for support tools.
Threats: Alternatives like yoga mats, foam rollers and massage devices compete for consumer spending in the back care market. Shift to digital therapies during Covid-19 impacted sales.

Key Takeaways
The global back stretchers market is expected to witness high growth.

The North American region currently dominates the market due to rising obesity and back pain cases. Growing health risks are prompting people to focus on preventive back care through exercise and support aids.

Key players operating in the back stretchers market are Nubax, Backbridge, Nayoya Wellness, Theraband, Chirp, LumbarTrac, Teeter Hang Ups, Zen Health, DJO Global, Fit for Life LLC, OPTP, Gaiam, AmazonBasics, ProsourceFit, and Stamina Products Inc. Backbridge and Teeter Hang Ups have established strong distribution networks across major countries. New entrants are focusing on portable and multi-functional designs integrated with massage rollers and traction features.