Airpulse PK2 Custom Wheelchair Cushion

A Wheelchair Cushion designed to prevent and heal pressure injuries

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Heal and prevent pressure sores with the Aquila Airpulse PK2 wheelchair cushion.

APK2 Custom Wheelchair Cushion

Retail Price $3900

The patented APK2is a fully-automatic alternating pressure relief wheelchair cushion. The primary function of the APK2 is to help treat  and prevent pressure sores (pressure ulcers) by providing the ideal healing conditions and performing automatic pressure relief. Since it is well known that constant pressure is the primary cause of pressure ulcers, the APK2 interrupts constant pressure up to 60 times per hour with a gentle massaging action to directly fight this primary cause.  This is what distinguishes our alternating air cushion from static (non-moving) cushions. Static wheelchair cushions exert constant pressure, actually contributing to pressure ulcers, and our alternating air cushion for wheelchairs counteracts the constant pressure in a preventative capacity.

You tell us where the trouble spot(s) or pressure ulcer(s) is located, and we custom build the cushion to off-load that area full-time, while stimulating circulation throughout the rest of the posterior.

We guarantee that our wheelchair cushions are the best cushion for pressure sores and more effective than any cushion on the market at stimulating tissue while offloading under a sore.  The 5-year study at the Cleveland Clinic is testament to that fact.

 

 

The Airpulse PK2 has been assigned HCPCS code E2609 for reimbursement from Medicare and other insurance.

Learn About Medicare Reimbursement for Wheelchair Cushions

APK2 – Automatic Alternating Pressure Relief Wheelchair Cushion

  • Airpulse PK2 wheelchair cushion without cover

    Airpulse PK2 wheelchair cushion without cover

    Wheelchair cushion is shown without included cover and control box
  • Close up of the Aquila PK2 controller and controller cover

    Close up of the Aquila PK2 controller and controller cover

  • Powered by a high-tech rechargeable battery
  • Airpulse PK2 exterior surface is soft waterproof coated foam
  • Internal air bladders automatically inflate and deflate in two groups changing pressure distribution and stimulating circulation
  • Anti-microbial wheelchair cushion cover is machine washable
  • Three firmness selections
  • Wheelchair cushion alternates every 60 seconds
  • Bottom-out prevention
  • Battery status indicator light
  • Up to 40 hours continuous run time on a single charge
  • Internal air bladders cannot be punctured
  • APK2 wheelchair cushion system is programmed and ready to operate when delivered
  • Can be used on manual or power wheelchairs as well as regular chairs
  • 12 month warranty on the controller and 18 month warranty on the cushion

Eliminate the Primary Cause of Pressure Sores

Aquila wheelchair cushions eliminate the primary cause of pressure ulcers and skin breakdown, which is constant unrelieved pressure.  Simple static wheelchair cushions, like ROHO, cannot give pressure relief themselves.  Those low tech wheelchair cushions require the user to make their own pressure relief by lifting their body weight performing difficult wheelchair push ups every 20 minutes.  That is not necessary with Aquila wheelchair cushions.  Aquila alternating wheelchair cushions give pressure relief automatically up to 60 times per hour eliminating the need for difficult pressure lifts.  Doesn’t it just make sense to eliminate the cause of pressure sores automatically and with no physical exertion?

See How the Airpulse PK2 Compares to a Static Cushion
Aquila cushions eliminate unrelieved pressure causing pressure ulcers and skin breakdown.

Watch the Airpulse PK2 Wheelchair Cushion in Action

How The Airpulse PK2 Works

This video is for illustration only; the alternation of the actual wheelchair cushion is not this prominent. The animation shows the general principle of operation for the APK2. The actual bladder arrangement and number of cushion air bladders for each client is based on individual conditions and needs, and this may vary from person to person. Bladders can be sized or arranged in any configuration based on the client’s specific requirements.

See What Our Customers Have to Say

  • Finally Feel Relief

    I cannot recommend this cushion enough to fellow SCI or any other limited movement individuals interested in treating and preventing pressure ulcers.  I had a pressure ulcer since December 2012 that would consistently go from almost healed to completely broken open again using other cushions and luckily never suffered an Read More

  • Wheelchair Cushion Does More Than Expected

    8-09-20 “Your seating system is just a miracle and my custom wheelchair cushion has done everything it promised and more.  The two places that I had bandaged on my bottom are now completely fine.  Thank you for such an innovative product for people that are disabled.  There is just no Read More

  • Surgeon & Wound Care turned me on to Aquila wheelchair cushions

    Sent: May 26, 2019 I’ve been using an Aquila System from almost the beginning of it’s inception. I’ve been on the original APK, the Airpulse PK2, and now the SofTech with wireless remote control. I’ve had several Ulcers and subsequent surgeries. Other products as they say “Did not cut the Read More

  • A Compliment To Our Sales Staff

    Sent: Friday, July 26, 2019  To whom it may concern, My name is R.P. and I am a paralyzed veteran.  I have been a C5 quadriplegic for 30 years, but before my accident I was a Navy officer in the navy nuclear power program.  For 22 years I never had Read More

  • Comment On Our Customer Service

    In response to a dealer requesting a status update on a new client order.  He replied with this note about our customer service: Thank you so much for the update.  This is truly the best customer service I have ever had from Aquila. KW   Aquila is the manufacturer of Read More

  • Grateful Client

    Sent: February 14, 2019 By the time I heard about Aquila wheelchair cushions my son already had a stage 4 bed sore.  Until his scheduled surgery, the (Aquila) cushion we were able to obtain prevented the sore from getting worse.  After surgery the Aquila wheelchair cushion helped the sore to Read More

See What Our Customers Have to Say

  • 2-19-18 Hello Steve, I just wanted to take a moment to relate to you how pleased we are with the Aquila cushion. I believe Luke has been on it for about 2 years now. He spends about 11 continuous hours per day on it. He has had no skin breakdowns, Read More

  • Maria Lemke

    Aquila Corporation came into our lives in a serendipity sort of way.  From the first meeting when a seat cushion system was being customized for a veteran who had been bed-ridden for eight months.  The Airpulse PK system immediately allowed the veteran to be upright and in his chair for Read More

  • Rocky Romero – Dalhart, Texas

    My name is Rocky Romero and I’ve been a quadriplegic for nearly 25 years. I wish your product had been available when I first became a quad in 1983. Over the years and after numerous surgeries to fix my pressure sores in my life, I have exhausted all my muscle Read More

  • Barry Parks – Pell City, Alabama

    I want to thank you again for giving me my life back. I am only alive when I am able to function, and I can only function sitting. Thank you for your inventiveness, filling an obvious need. Even I thought of and wished for a cushion that would alternate air Read More

  • Dean Foster

    I have A.L.S. Lou Gehrig’s disease. I have had this for the past 12 years, the last 8 of which I have been in a wheelchair.  The first three years I tried four different air cushions from your competitor, they just didn’t do the job. The doctor told me I was Read More

  • John J. Rowan – New Mexico

    I live in New Mexico and when I travel I can encounter in altitude variation of 3000 ft. within a few hours. This change in altitude and barometric pressure causes inflation and deflation that must be constantly monitored. The lower atmospheric pressure at high altitudes causes any air inflated item Read More