Best Wheelchair Cushions for Pressure Sore Relief
At Aquila, we specialize in designing and manufacturing wheelchair cushions that are customized to fit the unique needs of our clients. Our cushions are automatic alternating wheelchair cushions which inflate and deflate sets of internal air bladders. The alternation gives pressure relief to compressed tissue, critical for avoiding pressure injury. With an Aquila wheelchair cushion, you will get automatic pressure relief for up to 60 times an hour.
We offer the best wheelchair cushion systems and accessories to give the freedom of mobility back to every individual in a wheelchair suffering from pressure sores.
Our latest innovation in therapeutic seating is the SofTech custom seating system. Like the Airpulse PK2 the SofTech pressure sore cushion is designed to treat and prevent pressure ulcers by automatically changing pressure points but the Softech is self contained with all components built right into the wheelchair cushion so there is no separate control box. Our wheelchair cushions are the most effective on the market working on a similar principle to an alternating mattress but with almost unlimited customization. We custom build our PK2 and SofTech wheelchair cushions for pressure ulcers with our client’s health in mind and the goal of quickly improving current pressure sores while preventing any new sores.
Best Wheelchair Cushions for Pressure Injury Relief
Airpulse PK2 (APK2) Wheelchair Cushion
- Stimulates circulation
- Soft waterproof foam exterior
- Automatic internal air bladders
- Three firmness options
- High tech rechargeable battery
- Custom built by hand
- Retail price $3900
SofTech Wheelchair Cushion
- Everything the APK2 does
- Completely self-contained system with all of the electronics, battery and pump built into the cushion
- Wireless remote control to operate the SofTech
- No separate controller
- Custom built by hand
- Retail price $4300
Please note: These are the two models available for purchase. Aquila Corporation no longer manufactures or sells the AirPulse PK rubber cushion or the SofTech Basic cushion.
Be More Independent with our Cushion Accessories
Along with our custom wheelchair cushions, we offer an array of different accessories, such as:
- Wheelchair backpack
- Wireless remote control
- Moisture control unit
- And more…
All of our accessories aid in independent mobility, as well as enhance the client’s quality of life.See All Accessories
Compare Wheelchair Cushions and See the Difference Movement Makes
Watch the video and see the difference an alternating wheelchair cushion makes while actively working to change pressure points and stimulate circulation versus a static cushion that provides constant pressure.
In the video the pressure map on the left is our alternating wheelchair cushion and the one on the right is a Roho static cushion which cannot change pressure points by itself. You’ll see first hand the difference between changing pressure points versus constant pressure.
Which cushion do you think is better for your skin and tissue?
Pressure Mapping Comparison of Aquila's SofTech Alternating Wheelchair Cushion vs Roho Static Air Cushion
See What Our Customers Have to Say
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
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
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
Sent: August 6, 2018 You guys are always kind and courteous to both me and my wife, Rhonda. She has difficulty speaking and you’re very patient with her. We couldn’t ask for better customer service. Thank you, God Bless You! Rick and Rhonda L. California Aquila is the manufacturer Read More
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Justine, Thank you for all that you do. This cushion has indeed been a life saver and life changer for Eric. A year ago we were told this wasn’t likely to heal. Ten months after getting his PK2 cushion life is again on Eric’s terms. -Eric S.
Sent: July 12, 2018 Dear sirs; We purchased the Airpulse PK2 wheelchair cushion system in 2013 and it has been a remarkable blessing for my wife, Laura – no more pressure sores that required surgery. David R. NJ Note: At the time of ordering the APK2 cushion, the client indicated Read More
I have been WC bound for nearly 22 years. I have tried numerous cushions…and all have caused my right ischial to breakdown. Over the last six years, I have fought to keep this area healthy. To no avail. Bed-bound, and heading for flap surgery, I learned of the APK. Desperate, Read More
I would like to take a moment to say ‘Thank You Very Much’ for taking care of what turned out to be a minor issue with my Airpulse PK cushion. After nearly six years of use, I imagine minor problems like that are expected with anything. In the short time Read More
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