Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The ageing of the UK population has supported sustained demand for the services offered by the Allied Health-Care Services industry, owing to the effects of the natural bodily decline that accompanies old age. Rising health consciousness and population growth have also expanded the market to which the industry caters. Eager to identify and prevent health problems early, people of all ages are increasingly proactive about seeking health care. The government is also promoting greater preventative care. The Allied Health-Care Services industry is well placed to take advantage of these developments.
As a result of high demand, revenue is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 1.8% over the five years through 2016-17 to reach £4.1... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
Physiotherapists evaluate, diagnose and treat people with movement impairments and disabilities resulting from injury, surgery or health conditions. Physiotherapy services encompass a range of techniques, including therapeutic exercise, stretches, massage and joint mobilisation. These look to optimise function, maximise movement and minimise recovery time by relieving pain and promoting healing. Physiotherapy also works to protect against re-injury. As the population ages, demand for physiotherapy will increase in order to prevent and treat age-related falls.
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