Hydrotherapy Equipment Market Size & Share, by Type (Pools, Tub/Bath, Chambers/Tanks, Underwater Treadmills); Application (Cardiology, Pain Management); End-user (Hospitals & Rehabilitation, Spa & Wellness Center) - Global Supply & Demand Analysis, Growth Forecasts, Statistics Report 2023-2035

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  • Published Date: Jun 22, 2023
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Global Market Size, Forecast, and Trend Highlights Over 2023 – 2035

Hydrotherapy Equipment Market size is poised to surpass USD 7 billion by the end of 2035, growing at a CAGR of 5% during the forecast period i.e., 2023 – 2035. In the year 2022, the industry size of hydrotherapy equipment was USD 3 billion. The growth of this market can be ascribed on account of the increasing prevalence of spinal cord injuries all across the globe. The hydrotherapy equipment may be effective in treating people with spinal cord injuries which is an excellent approach to improving balance, strength, and moment pattern after spinal cord injury. In the last 30 years, the prevalence of spinal cord injuries has risen to 1290 cases per million people globally.

Moreover, the surge in the use of hydrotherapy equipment in sports training and rehabilitation services has boosted the market expansion. For instance, the use of hydrotherapy equipment has grown in sports training and rehabilitation services owing to the rising awareness about the benefits of hydrotherapy amongst sports professionals. However, with increasing awareness of the importance of health and wellness, individuals are seeking various therapeutic and relaxation methods. Hydrotherapy, which involves the use of water for therapeutic purposes is gaining popularity as an effective way to alleviate pain, reduce stress, and promote overall well-being.

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Hydrotherapy Equipment Sector: Growth Drivers and Challenges

Growth Drivers

  • Growing Elderly Population – Older people are more susceptible to diseases that affect their ability to move. It is estimated that the increasing number of elderly people worldwide will drive market growth. Currently, over 8% of the world's population is over 65 years old, and this number is expected to rise to over 15% of the world's population by 2050.
  • Unhealthy Lifestyles on the Rise – Many health problems, including chronic pain, obesity, stress, and other musculoskeletal disorders, are caused by millions of people's poor lifestyles. Such ailments can be treated with hydrotherapy, providing symptom relief and many other benefits.
  • Growing Demand for Non-Drug Alternatives – Rising concerns about drug side effects are expected to further increase the demand for drug substitutes. More and more people are turning to alternative medicine such as yoga, meditation, and hydrotherapy for their effectiveness. For example, hydrotherapy is a completely natural therapy that is non-invasive, has few side effects, and is an excellent way to relieve symptoms without the use of drugs or other more intrusive procedures.  


  • Risk of Infection Associated with Contaminated Water – The risk of infection is one of the significant factors predicted to slow down the market growth. For instance, hydrotherapy demands the use of water, which, if contaminated with hazardous bacteria can provide a high risk of mild to serious illnesses.
  • Exorbitant Cost of Equipment
  • Availability of Alternative Therapies

Hydrotherapy Equipment Market: Key Insights

Base Year


Forecast Year

2023 – 2035



Base Year Market Size (2022)

~USD 3 billion

Forecast Year Market Size (2035)

~USD 7 billion








Regional Scope

  • North America (U.S., and Canada)
  • Latin America (Mexico, Argentina, Rest of Latin America)
  • Asia-Pacific (Japan, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia, Rest of Asia-Pacific)
  • Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Russia, NORDIC, Rest of Europe)
  • Middle East and Africa (Israel, GCC North Africa, South Africa, Rest of the Middle East and Africa)
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Hydrotherapy Equipment Segmentation

Application (Cardiology, Pain Management)

The pain management segment in the hydrotherapy equipment market is expected to account for growth of 55% by the end of 2035. The increased usage of the devices by sportsmen in sparring can be blamed for the category rise. Hydrotherapy is a tool used by athletes for chronic pain management, prevent muscular atrophy, and maintain strength and endurance while recovering from injuries. The therapy has several advantages for athletes recovering from injuries and reducing joint tension. It can also help patients do motions they couldn't do on land, increase strength, and get rid of joint discomfort.

End User (Hospitals & Rehabilitation, Spa & Wellness Center)

The spa & wellness center segment is expected to observe the highest CAGR between the time period 2023 – 2035. The category is expanding as a result of the growing demand for spas. For instance, hydrotherapy is often utilized at spas and health facilities for relaxation and a range of cosmetic treatments in the form of hydro massage beds, hydrotherapy pools, and hydrotherapy tubs. There are more than 20,000 health and wellness spas businesses in the United States in 2023.

As these facilities provide specialized hydrotherapies for a range of medical problems, the hospitals & rehabilitation centers category is predicted to grow at a notable rate throughout the projection period. Patients can do vigorous exercises with reduced stress on their joints and improved range of motion thanks to the characteristic of water. As a result, therapy is becoming more and more common as a rehabilitation method.

Our in-depth analysis of the global hydrotherapy equipment market includes the following segments:


  • Pools
  • Tub/Bath
  •  Chambers/Tanks
  •  Underwater Treadmills


  • Cardiology
  • Pain Management

           End User

  • Hospitals & Rehabilitation
  • Spa & Wellness Center

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Hydrotherapy Equipment Industry – Regional Synopsis

North American Market Forecast

The North America hydrotherapy equipment market is expected to account for the largest share of 40% during the forecast time period.  The people in this region are switching from opioids to non-pharmacologic therapies such as hydrotherapy for pain relief. Demand for hydrotherapy equipment in the region is expected to grow to meet the growing need for non-pharmacologic therapy. Besides, the North American region has a well-established healthcare infrastructure, including hospitals, rehabilitation centers, and wellness facilities. Hydrotherapy is utilized majorly in the healthcare sector for physical therapy, rehabilitation, and pain management. As per a recent analysis, there are more than 6,000 hospitals in the United States, as of 2023

APAC Market Statistics

The Asia Pacific hydrotherapy equipment market is poised to grow at a notable rate, resulting in around 23% share by the end of 2035. Market growth is likely to be driven by increasing investment in healthcare. For example, many countries are investing in health care, including Vietnam, which has invested heavily in its public health system, resulting in a significant and rapid increase in health spending across the Asia-Pacific region.

Moreover, the market in the region is predicted to be influenced by the rising popularity of therapeutic hydrotherapy, particularly after post-operative or cardiovascular operations. To raise knowledge and acceptance of treatment, a number of organizations are launching projects by making hydrotherapy pools accessible to the general public in the region.

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Companies Dominating the Hydrotherapy Equipment Landscape Key Players

    • Jacuzzi Inc.
      • Company Overview
      • Business Strategy
      • Key Product Offerings
      • Financial Performance
      • Key Performance Indicators
      • Risk Analysis
      • Recent Development
      • Regional Presence
      • SWOT Analysis
    • Kohler Co.
    • Narang Medical Ltd.
    • Sidmar
    • Manufacturing, Inc.
    • HydroWorx International, Inc.
    • Prime Pacific Health Innovations Corporation
    • SYSPAL Ltd
    • Stas Doyer
    • Hydro Physio

In the News

  • HydroWorx International, Inc. acquired HYDROTRACK to provide a greater range of hydrotherapy solutions, allow clinics with limited room to use hydrotherapy, and expand the availability of HydroWorx products to schools, physical therapy clinics, elder living facilities, hospitals, and fitness clubs.
  • Hydro Physio introduced a hydrotherapy system with a treadmill chamver, an entrance foyer, and built-in water management equipment with the intent to revolutionize therapy for those recovering from an injury or surgery. Further, the system helps with osteoarthritis by strengthening and training the body for overall function and also takes up less space than other systems.

Author Credits:  Dhruv Bhatia

  • Report ID: 3896
  • Published Date: Jun 22, 2023
  • Report Format: PDF, PPT

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

The growing geriatric population and expanding prevalence of unhealthy lifestyles are some of the major factors anticipated to drive the growth of the hydrotherapy equipment market.

The market is anticipated to attain a CAGR of ~5% over the forecast period, i.e., 2023 – 2035.

major players in the market are Kohler Co., Narang Medical Ltd., Sidmar, Manufacturing, Inc., HydroWorx International, Inc., Prime Pacific Health Innovations Corporation, TECHNOMEX, SYSPAL Ltd, Stas Doyer, Hydro Physio, and others.

The spa and wellness center segment is anticipated to garner the largest market size by the end of 2035 and display significant growth opportunities.

The market in North America is projected to hold the largest market share by the end of 2035 and provide more business opportunities in the future.
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