Custom 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 cushions which inflate and deflate sets of internal air bladders. The alternation gives pressure relief to compressed tissue, critical for avoiding pressure injury.
We offer custom 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 is designed to treat and prevent pressure ulcers by automatically changing pressure points but the Softech has all system components built into the cushion. Our cushions work on a similar principle to an alternating mattress. We custom build our PK2 and SofTech wheelchair cushions with our client’s current health, physical characteristics, and unique needs in mind.
Custom Wheelchair Cushions for Pressure Injury Relief
Airpulse PK2 (APK2)
- Stimulates circulation
- Soft waterproof foam exterior
- Automatic internal air bladders
- High tech rechargeable battery
- Custom built by hand
- Everything the APK2 does
- Completely self-contained system with all of the electronics, battery and pump built into the cushion
- No separate controller
- Custom built by hand
- Choice of three standard sizes
- High tech long lasting battery with no memory effect
- Standard offloading of ischials and sacral area
- Pre-set cycle time every 60 seconds for optimal stimulation of tissue
Be More Independent with our Cushion Accessories
Along with our custom cushions, we offer an array of different accessories, such as:
- Wheelchair backpack
- Variety of remote controls
- 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 Cushions and See the Difference Movement Makes
Watch the video and see the difference an alternating 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 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 Cushion vs Roho Static Air Cushion
See What Our Customers Have to Say
3-22-17 Thank you so much for responding so quickly. I know nobody wants things to break, but I’m realistic enough to know that sometimes they do. Your company has always provided the very best product support. I first got my Aquila cushion about six years ago I think and it Read More
March 21,2017 Dear Siiri – My cousin’s name was Norman. Norman was born with Spina Bifida in 1941 and was paralyzed from the waist down. We grew up together and were best friends until he passed away at 69 years of age. Pretty amazing considering the doctors told my Read More
3-15-17 In 2001, I sustained a C5 SCI. I spend majority of my day in my power chair, working full-time as an elementary school teacher, adjunct professor and children’s book author. As you can see, my lifestyle doesn’t afford me to slow down. In 2011, I ended up with a Read More
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
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
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
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Can you believe it has been well over two years since mom had her original surgery? I hope this message finds you well. I promised to update you concerning the efficacy of the Airpulse PK wheelchair cushion system. GOOD NEWS!! Mom has been on the cushion for one year. During Read More
I am pleased to advise that after being confined to a wheelchair for ten years and having sat on most pressure cushions I still developed painful pressure sores. Within a very short time of using the Aquila alternating air pressure cushion I was very happy to experience great improvement to 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’ve been a C-5 quadriplegic ever since a football injury in college 24 years ago. For the first 19 years, I struggled with pressure issues – always nightly monitoring redness & hotspots, knowing a single inattentive long work day might mean a skin break, and constantly dealing with pain. The Read More
Many times I have told you how much I appreciate your efforts. Once again I am deeply indebted to you for your thoughtfulness and persistence as you worked to help me to attempt to solve my special problems. I sincerely appreciate your willingness to customize the Airpulse cushion in an effort to meet Read More