TENS Machine Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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TENS Machine Manufacturing Market Research Report | Life Sciences | Medical Devices | Jul 2016

Rising tension: Decreased Medicare coverage has subdued industry growth

The TENS Machine Manufacturing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Manufacturers of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) devices, which provide electric currents to the nerves to stimulate them for therapeutic purposes, have experienced a significant threat to revenue growth during the past five years. A 2012 Medicare decision to eliminate coverage of industry devices prescribed for chronic lower back pain dealt a severe blow to the industry, which relies on Medicare for a significant portion of its funding. As a result of this change, industry growth slowed considerably and is expected to remain subdued during the next five years. Average industry profit margins have fallen slightly during the five years to 2016, as companies have struggled to adjust to the changes in Medicare coverage and the imposition of a 2.3%.... purchase to read more

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EMS and TENS combination machines

Combination machines have electro muscle stimulation (EMS) capabilities in addition to traditional TENS capabilities. EMS machines are typically used to soothe pain by relaxing the targeted muscles while TENS machines help to block nerve responses to pain. IBISWorld estimates that combination devices account for 38.5% of industry revenue. Over the five years to 2016, combination machines have lost popularity to more compact options, largely because of price and convenience.

Hand-held TENS machines

Hand-held TENS machines account for an estimated 30.8% of industry revenue and have gained market presence over the past five years... purchase to read more


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What is the TENS Machine Manufacturing Industry?

This industry manufactures transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) devices. These machines provide electric currents to the nerves to stimulate them for therapeutic purposes, mainly for pain relief.

Industry Products
EMS and TENS combination machinesHand-held TENS machinesMiniature TENS machinesAccessories and replacements
Industry Activities
TENS machineTENS replacement part and accessories

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