Global Heating Pad Market
– Market Forecast & Trends
Global Heating Pad Market
was appraised at USD 92 million in 2020, and it is anticipated to reach USD
118.64 million by 2026, at a CAGR of 3.7 %, over the forecast period. The
sedentary lifestyles, lack of physical exercise and growing prevalence of
chronic pain in major body parts such as back, neck and knees drive the market
for the heating pad. Besides, obese people are prone to back pain, as they pull
the pelvis forward, creating pressure on the lower back. And, growing obesity
among people across all age is expected to push the need for the heating pad.
Also, sitting in office chairs for long hours at a time can cause low back pain
or worsen the ongoing pain. Over time, improper sedentary posture and poor
office ergonomics contribute to or cause repeated episodes of back pain. The
number of professionals adopting a sedentary lifestyle is increasing, opening
up market opportunities for the heating belt.
Global Heating Pad Market
Heat treatment has been
used to cure pain and long-lasting aches of the different body parts. The use
of heating pads improves the oxygen flow and nutrients to the muscle, thereby
helping muscle recovery. A heating pad is a pad used for heating of parts of
the body (necks, backs, etc.) to relieve pain. Smearing heat reduces pain,
relaxes muscles, and regulates muscle contractions. Many types of chemical and
electric heating pads, including microwavable, are available with humid and dry
The use of heating pads
excites the sensual receptors and releases the physiques, helping to relieve
the problem and reinstating elasticity. There are two types of heating pads
viz., standard heating pad and the infrared heating pad. The standard pad comes
with variable heat settings on a control pad whereas infrared heating pads use
infrared heat and are used in cases of chronic pain.
Lifestyle changes, lack
of exercise, and Prevalence of chronic pain spur industry expansion
The request for heating
pad market is anticipated to surge due to lifestyle changes, lack of workout as
well as growing occurrence of long-lasting pain. Moreover, the number of obese
people and people with sedentary lifestyles is increasing across the globe
growing possibility of chronic physical pain and its treatment with the heating
Impact of COVID-19 in
The outbreak of COVID-19
has led to production and supply chain disruptions affecting every industry to
a more or less extent. However, the prevalence of the back, neck and physical
pain has not reduced, and the heat treatment with the heating pad is still in
demand. As soon as the production and distribution network return to the
normalcy, the market will notice the surge during projected period.
Global Heating Pad
Global Heating Pad Market
is segmented based on Type and Application. Based on Type of the
Product, the Global Heating Pad Market is divided into Microwavable Heating
Pads, Electric Heating Pads, and Chemical Heating Pads. A microwavable heating
pad, as the name suggests, can be heated in a microwave oven before use as per
the need. Microwavable heating pads are characteristically made out of thick
insulative cloth and are filled with grains such as flaxseed, wheat, and
buckwheat. They are often sewn by hand for customization as per the aching body
Electronic Heating Pad is
an electric pad that heats up with electrical plugging and is held against the
body to reduce pain. The fever control unit, located amid the blanket and the
electrical outlet, manages the degree of heat into the heat rudiments in the
Disposable chemical pads
use a one-time exothermic chemical response which is activated by opening an
airtight packet containing slightly moist iron powder and salt or promoters,
which oxidize for hours after coming in contact with oxygen in the air. One of
the most effective chemical hot packs is the dissolution of calcium chloride (rock
salt) with water.
Based on application, the
market is subdivided into home use, commercial use, medical use and other use.
In terms of geography,
Heating Pad market has been divided into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific,
South America, and the Middle East & Africa.
Global Heating Pad Market: Regional Insights
North America is expected
to lead the Global Heating Pad Market while the market in the Asia Pacific is
expected to register substantial growth during the forthcoming period. In emerging
countries of Asia Pacific, the increasing & vast population and the
prevalence of shoulder and back pain due to stretch working hours are expected
to contribute to the rapid development of the market. China holds a major share
in the manufacturing of the heating pad. Many US and EU brands have formed
alliances with Chinese OEM/ODM producers. But on the ingesting market, China is
an unexplored market as Chinese prefer the massage gear or organic paste for
treatment. However, promotion campaigns for creating awareness are expected to
raise the demand for the same.
The leading players
considered for the market analysis are Sunbeam, Carex, Walgreens, PureRelief,
Thermalon, Milliard, Nature Creation, Drive Medical, Kaz, Beady Heat Therapy,
BodyMed, Chattanooga Medical Supply, Sunny Bay, Thrive, Beurer, Conair,
Dongguan Yu Xin Electronic, Dongguan Yongqi and others.
Scope of the Report
Historical data – 2016-2018
Base Year – 2019
Forecast – 2020 – 2026
Revenue in USD Million
U.S, Canada, Germany, UK, France, Italy, Spain, Brazil, Mexico, Japan, South Korea, China, India, South Korea UAE, South Africa, Saudi Arabia.
By Type, By Application and By Region
Sunbeam, Carex, Walgreens, PureRelief, Thermalon, Milliard, Nature Creation, Drive Medical, Kaz, Beady Heat Therapy, BodyMed, Chattanooga Medical Supply, Sunny Bay, Thrive, Beurer, Conair, Dongguan Yu Xin Electronic, Dongguan Yongqi and others.
Ø Microwavable Heating Pads
Ø Electric Heating Pads
Ø Chemical Heating Pads
Ø Home Use
Ø Medical Use
Ø Commercial Use
Ø Other Use
Ø North America
Ø Asia Pacific
Ø South America
Ø Middle East & Africa
The objective of the Study:
Ø To analyze and estimate the Global Heating Pad Market size, in
terms of value.
Ø To examine the market segmentation carefully and estimate the
market size, in terms of value, based on the region by segmenting the Global Heating
Pad Market into five regions, namely, North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Rest
of the World and their leading countries.
Ø To outline, categorize and project the Global Heating Pad Market
based on the
Type, Application and Region.
Ø To examine competitive developments in products and applications
within the Global Heating Pad Market.
Ø To highlight market dynamics such as drivers, restraints,
opportunities, and challenges and their impact.
Ø To provide a detailed competitive landscape, including major
players, their strategic profiles, and market shares.
Business Questions Answered by the Report
Ø How will the market drivers, restraints, and opportunities
affect the market dynamics?
Ø What will be the market size in terms of value and volume and
market statistics with a detailed classification?
Ø Which segment dominates the market or region, and which one will
be the fastest-growing, and why?
Ø Who are the key players in the market, and what is their share?
Ø What is the strategy adopted by key players, and how does it
affect the existing and new players?
Customization Scope for the Client
Client satisfaction is our first and last priority, and that is
why BlueWeave Consulting offers customization as per client’s specific needs.
The following customization options are available for the report:
Ø Additional Company Information
Ø Detail Analysis of five additional companies
Ø Additional country analysis
Ø Detailed segment analysis