Global Heating Pad Market Bwc20132

Global Heating Pad Market Size, By Type (Microwavable Heating Pads, Electric Heating Pads, Chemical Heating Pads), By Application (Home Use, Medical Use, Commercial Use, Other Use), By Region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, South America, and the Middle East & Africa), Trend Analysis, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2020-2026

  • Published Date: August 2020
  • Report ID: BWC20132
  • Available Format: PDF
  • Page: 179

Report Overview

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 – Overview 


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 heat choices. 


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.


Growth Drivers 


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 pad. 


Impact of COVID-19 in industry


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 Market: Segmentation


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 parts.


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 blanket.


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.


Competitive Landscape


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




Years Considered

Historical data – 2016-2018

Base Year – 2019

Forecast – 2020 – 2026

Facts Covered

Revenue in USD Million

Market Coverage

U.S, Canada, Germany, UK, France, Italy, Spain, Brazil, Mexico, Japan, South Korea, China, India, South Korea UAE, South Africa, Saudi Arabia.

Product/Service Segmentation

By Type, By Application and By Region



Key Players                          

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.

By Type

Ø  Microwavable Heating Pads

Ø  Electric Heating Pads

Ø  Chemical Heating Pads 

By Application

Ø  Home Use

Ø  Medical Use

Ø  Commercial Use

Ø  Other Use 

By Region

Ø  North America

Ø  Europe 

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