Medical Lifting Sling Market Size $4.34 Billion By 2032, CAGR: 8.5%

Medical Lifting Sling Market Size Worth $ 4.34 Billion By 2032 | CAGR: 8.5%

The global medical lifting sling market size is expected to reach USD 4.34 billion by 2032, according to a new study by Polaris Market Research. The report Medical Lifting Sling Market Share, Size, Trends, Industry Analysis Report by Product (Nylon Slings, Padded Slings, Mesh Slings, Canvas Slings, Other Slings); By Usage; By Application; By End-Use; By Region; Segment Forecast, 2024 - 2032” gives a detailed insight into current market dynamics and provides analysis on future market growth.

A medical lift sling serves as a crucial aid in supporting patients or individuals within treatment facilities, ensuring their safety and comfort during various healthcare procedures. These slings typically incorporate a hydraulic lift mechanism designed with user-friendliness in mind, enabling straightforward operation. Constructed from a variety of materials, including nylon, cotton, mesh, polypropylene, and others, medical lift slings are industrially available in different configurations, such as U or C shapes.

In addition to facilitating patient mobility, medical lift slings contribute to the creation of an optimal workplace environment within healthcare settings. By assisting caregivers in maneuvering patients with ease and precision, these slings enhance the quality of care provided while instilling a sense of security and control in users. Moreover, their durability and simplicity of use ensure long-lasting functionality, benefiting both patients and healthcare professionals. Leading manufacturers have innovated medical lifting slings specifically designed to mitigate the risk of musculoskeletal injuries associated with lifting, positioning, and transferring patients. As the prevalence of physical disabilities increases, particularly among the aging population worldwide, the demand for assistive devices like medical lifting slings becomes increasingly significant in achieving mobility and enhancing quality of life.

The Global Medical Lifting Sling Market offers a range of sling types tailored to specific needs. Toilet slings, U slings, full-body slings, and Split-Leg Slings are among the classifications available. For instance, toileting slings are designed to facilitate dignified managing routines, providing quick and convenient access to patients' clothing for dressing and undressing in conjunction with toileting schedules. Meanwhile, Split-leg slings are engineered to reduce the risk of orthopedic injury to patients during lifting.

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Appropriate use of medical lifting slings is paramount to preventing injuries to patients. These slings are employed to safely transfer individuals who may be unable to move from one location to another within healthcare facilities. Metal chains, textile loops, and elastic bands are utilized to securely attach a patient lift to a sling, ensuring stable and comfortable transfer from the bed, washroom, or wheelchair. Overall, medical lifting slings play an indispensable role in facilitating safe and efficient patient handling in both clinical and residential care settings.  

Medical Lifting Sling Market Report Highlights

  • In 2023, the nylon slings segment accounted for the largest revenue share in the medical lifting sling market. Their efficient durability, reusability, and availability in multiple shapes and sizes contribute to their appeal among caregivers and healthcare professionals.
  • The hospital segment is expected to grow at the fastest CAGR during the forecast period. Many hospitals are investing in modernizing their healthcare infrastructure to improve patient care outcomes and operational efficiency.
  • In 2023, Asia Pacific dominated the largest market share due to local manufacturers increasingly investing in research and development to create advanced and cost-effective solutions tailored to the needs of the Asian market.
  • North America is expected to grow at the fastest growth in the medical lifting sling market. The region is home to advanced healthcare infrastructure and technology, with continuous innovation in medical devices and equipment. This includes advancements in medical lifting sling designs and materials, leading to improved functionality, comfort, and safety, thereby driving adoption rates.
  • The global key market players are Arjo, Invacare Corporation, Baxter (Hill-Rom), Joerns Healthcare, Prism Healthcare Ltd, DJO, LLC, Spectracare, V. Guldmann A/S, Silvalea Ltd, Etac AB.

Polaris Market Research has segmented the medical lifting sling market report based on product, usage, application, end-use, and region  

Medical Lifting Sling Market, Product Category Outlook (Revenue - USD Billion, 2019 - 2032)

  • Nylon Slings
  • Padded Slings
  • Mesh Slings
  • Canvas Slings
  • Other Slings

Medical Lifting Sling Market, Usage Outlook (Revenue - USD Billion, 2019 - 2032)

  • Reusable Slings
  • Disposable Slings

Medical Lifting Sling Market, Application Outlook (Revenue - USD Billion, 2019 - 2032)

  • Bariatric Slings
  • Hammock Slings
  • Seating Slings
  • Standing Slings
  • Toileting Slings
  • Transfer Slings
  • Universal Slings
  • Other Slings

Medical Lifting Sling Market, End-Use Outlook (Revenue - USD Billion, 2019 - 2032)

  • Hospital
  • Homecare
  • Elderly Care
  • Other Healthcare Settings

Medical Lifting Sling Market, Regional Outlook (Revenue - USD Billion, 2019 - 2032)

  • North America
  • U.S.
  • Canada
  • Europe
  • Germany
  • UK
  • France
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Russia
  • Netherlands
  • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • China
  • India
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • Indonesia
  • Malaysia
  • Australia
  • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Mexico
  • Rest of Latin America
  • Middle East & Africa
  • UAE
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Israel
  • South Africa
  • Rest of Middle East & Africa

Medical Lifting Sling Market Report Scope

Report Attributes


Market size value in 2024

USD 2.26 billion

Revenue forecast in 2032

USD 4.34 billion


8.5% from 2024 – 2032

Base year


Historical data

2019 – 2022

Forecast period

2024 – 2032

Quantitative units

Revenue in USD billion and CAGR from 2024 to 2032

Segments covered

By Product, By Usage, By Application, By End Use, And By Region

Regional scope

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America; Middle East & Africa


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