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Allied Health-Care Services in the UK: Market Research Report

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Allied Health-Care Services Market Research Report | SIC Q86.901 | Mar 2017

In the pink: A focus on preventative care has supported growth despite funding pressures

IBISWorld’s Allied Health-Care Services market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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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

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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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What is the Allied Health-Care Services Industry?

Operators in this industry offer a range of ancillary health-care services not provided by hospitals, doctors or dentists. Services provided under the allied health-care umbrella include optometry, physiotherapy, occupational health therapy and supporting nursing care and chiropody. The industry also includes speech, art and language therapy. Paramedics and dieticians are also included in the industry. Radiographers are excluded.

Industry Products
PhysiotherapyOccupational therapyOptometryParamedic servicesArt and speech therapyPodiatry and chiropodyDietary servicesProsthetics and orthotics
Industry Activities
Providing physiotherapy servicesProviding optometry servicesProviding occupational health therapyProviding speech, language, art and music therapyProviding dietary adviceProviding chiropody and podiatry Providing prosthetics and orthoticsProviding paramedic services

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