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 cushion from static (non-moving) cushions. Static cushions exert constant pressure, actually contributing to pressure ulcers, and our cushions counteract 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 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.

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APK2 – Automatic Alternating Pressure Relief Wheelchair Cushion

  • Airpulse PK2 cushion without cover

    Airpulse PK2 cushion without cover

    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 cover is machine washable
  • Three firmness selections
  • 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 cushion system is programmed and ready to operate when delivered
  • Can be used on manual or power wheelchairs as well as regular chairs

Eliminate the Primary Cause of Pressure Sores

Aquila cushions eliminate the primary cause of pressure ulcers and skin breakdown, which is constant unrelieved pressure.  Simple static cushions, like ROHO, cannot give pressure relief themselves.  Those low tech 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 cushions.  Aquila alternating 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 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

  • Amazing Cushion

    8-27-18 My name is M.A, and I live in Miami Florida. On October 18th., 1999 when I was 56 years old, I suffered an accident while exercising at home, which left me quadriplegic, and in a wheelchair.   In recent years I have developed two pressure sores in my buttocks Read More

  • Great Customer Service

    8-6-18 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

  • Thank You

    I was hoping to get in contact with Steve Kohlman and thank him for all his effort in getting me the Aquila cushion.  My skin integrity has improved greatly, the cooling fan in the unit is invaluable, and I really appreciate having it and the improved health it affords me.  Read More

  • The APK2 prevents sores after 5 surgeries from static cushion

    July 12, 2018 Dear sirs; We purchased the Airpulse PK2 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 she had Read More

  • Acute Sitting Pain Reduction With Aquila Cushion

    The following testimonial is from a client that was suffering from severe pain at the ischials when sitting, and due to his condition, the pain was growing more acute over time.  They came to us to ask us if there was anything we could do to help his pain level.  Read More

  • Loves The SofTech Basic

    7-13-18 I discovered Aquila over 15 years ago after doing a web search for pressure relief wheelchair cushions.  When I got my first cushion my life became easier.  No more wheelchair push ups or leaning side to side.  What a relief that was.  I have had 3 cushions over the Read More

See What Our Customers Have to Say

  • Terry – Sioux Falls, South Dakota

    I have used a static air cushion for 25 years and it just stopped working for me. I have been struggling with skin sores in the gluteal creases on both sides for the last 3-4 years caused by constant pressure and moisture from body heat. After we started using the Read More

  • Roger Horvath

    Seven years ago a motorcycle accident left me paralyzed. I spent many hours each day in my wheelchair, and shifting positions every 15-20 minutes is not always possible, especially when I am concentrating on what I love to do best, tig welding. I was in constant pain and discomfort using a Read More

  • Active lifestyle resumes after stage 3 pressure injury is healed

    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

  • Michael J. Giron – Windsor, CA

    I wanted to take a minute and complement your staff on their timely response to my request for maintenance on my wheelchair cushion. Both Sharol and her co-worker handled my request in a timely, professional and knowledgeable fashion. They both put me at ease and I felt confident that the Read More

  • Traveling Aquila APK cushion

    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

  • Thank You

    I was hoping to get in contact with Steve Kohlman and thank him for all his effort in getting me the Aquila cushion.  My skin integrity has improved greatly, the cooling fan in the unit is invaluable, and I really appreciate having it and the improved health it affords me.  Read More