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.
Cushion shown without included cover

Airpulse PK2 Custom Seating System

The patented Airpulse PK2 (APK2) is a fully-automatic alternating pressure relief cushion. The primary function of the APK2 is to help and prevent pressure sores (pressure ulcers) by providing the ideal healing conditions and performing automatic pressure relief. It can be used on manual wheelchairs, powerchairs or regular sitting chairs.

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

The cushion is easy to clean, very lightweight and stable during transfers.

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

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Airpulse PK2 – A Fully-Automatic Alternating Pressure Relief Cushion

  • Aquila Airpulse PK2 cushion with controller.

    Aquila Airpulse PK2 cushion with controller.

    Cushion is shown without included cover
  • Aquila Airpulse PK2 cushion with controller and back support (shown without covers)

    Aquila Airpulse PK2 cushion with controller and back support (shown without covers)

    Cushion and back pad shown without included covers
  • 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 cover is machine washable
  • Multiple cushion firmness selections
  • Adjustable alternation cycles
  • 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 cushion system is programmed and ready to operate when delivered

Eliminate the Primary Cause of Pressure Sores

Aquila cushions eliminate the primary cause of pressure ulcers and skin breakdown, which is constant unrelieved pressure. A non-powered static air cushion, like a ROHO, cannot give pressure relief unless the user lifts themselves up. Other sideway movements on a non powered cushion do little more than weight redistribution for very short periods of time so there is no lasting effect. Aquila alternating cushions on the other hand give actual pressure relief automatically up to 60 times per hour for the entire time the system is activated.

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 in Action

How The Airpulse PK2 Works

This video is for illustration only; the alternation of the actual 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

  • Medical Staff Stunned by Results, Life Changing Improvement for Client

    Justine, we are passionate about Aquila Cushions. If anything we have said would be helpful for others, you certainly have our permission to share it. This is our story: “We had always used the recommended cushions for my Spina Bifida daughter, but skin breakdowns and pressure sores remained an issue. Several years Read More

  • Home Health Care Nurse is now a Believer in Aquila Cushions

    Hello Steve, I hope you are not growing tired of my comments on your cushion. L came down with another case of bronchitis/pneumonia. He was hospitalized for a week and recovered nicely. The hospital created and neglected a pressure sore ischial related, again. It was accessed as a stage 2+. Read More

  • Two Pressure Sores Healed in a Week

    We received the Aquila seat cushion. My son’s pressure sores (stage 3) healed within a week of using the cushion! It was sent back for inspection and repair. The seat was turned around promptly and it was perfectly fixed! AWESOME service! You all are really about your customer’s needs, providing excellent Read More

  • Aquila Cushion with MCU Works on Abrasions and Irritation

    Mr. Kohlman, When we received the Aquila cushion Luke had a good start on a pressure sore, created primarily on a ROHO cushion, that have addressed surgically and healed nicely.   We also had reoccurring abrasions on the perineum.  The skin is often moist and vulnerable.  We started using the Aquila Read More

  • Remarkable Improvement of a Sore in Just 2 1/2 Weeks

    To whom it may concern; My husband has been using the APK2 cushion and it is wonderful. It causes him no pain to sit in his wheelchair and the wound is rapidly closing. In just 2 ½ weeks the sore, which the doctor told us would never heal, has improved Read More

  • Skin Protection After Surgery

    We just purchased a PK2 cushion and controller from you. It is wonderful and Sherry enjoys the comfort of the new design. It has been over a year since Sherry underwent plastic surgery to close two large pressure ulcers. Thanks to her original PK cushion and now her PK2 she Read More

See What Our Customers Have to Say

  • Elizabeth Semon Bonczar – Dalton, Pennsylvania

    I highly recommend your Airpulse PK seat cushion system. This Aquila product is very well designed and certainly helps wheelchair bound patients heal their wounds. Your excellent staff designed a great seat cushion for my Mom’s comfort when nothing else worked. I have sent your information on to the wound care clinic in Read More

  • Louis Manzo – Naples, Florida

    My wife spends, on average, about 12 hours per day in her electric wheelchair. She used only fixed air cushions for four years and had chronic pressure sores. Once she had a pressure map of her seating position & switched to the Aquila variable pressure cushion that was custom designed Read More

  • Wayne King – Barnegat, NJ

    I have used the Aquila Airpulse PK for six years and would not be without it. I was in a plane crash and am a T-12 paraplegic (SCI). The Airpulse PK cushion system goes with me on Continental Airlines to Atlantis in the Bahamas, to Las Vegas and Atlantic City, Read More

  • G. Groover E-5 US Army

    I would like to comment on your APk2 wheelchair cushion.  In approximately 2005, after being ‘wheelchair bound’ for over 20 years, I developed a pressure sore over my coccyx bone.  This sore slowly became larger until it became a stage 4 (bone visible) pressure sore. At this time I had 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

  • Home Health Care Nurse is now a Believer in Aquila Cushions

    Hello Steve, I hope you are not growing tired of my comments on your cushion. L came down with another case of bronchitis/pneumonia. He was hospitalized for a week and recovered nicely. The hospital created and neglected a pressure sore ischial related, again. It was accessed as a stage 2+. Read More