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

  • 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

  • Amazing Cushion

    Sent: August 27, 2018 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 Read More

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

  • 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

  • Connie O’Donnell

    We received the Airpulse cushion last Tuesday through the Demo Program and it is incredible!  I am so comfortable!  I now look forward to sitting in my chair.  I could not sit in my chair for an hour before hurting and now I don’t hurt at all.  What a blessing Read More

  • James Yates

    I received my Aquila APK2 cushion about 2 months ago and I’m very pleased with the results.  I have two Stage IV pressure sores on my ‘posterior’ [for over 2 years] and there is already improvement since receiving this cushion [my plastic surgeon’s measurements].  No doubt this is the result Read More

  • Larry Yenter – Rochester, MN

    I had a Stage 3 decubitus ulcer on my right ischial tuberosity (the key word is ‘had’).  Right now, my pressure wound is healed.  By using the Airpulse PK cushion system, I did not have to be put on bed rest and did not miss any work. This cushion is Read More

  • J. Alger, RN – Wound Solutions

    As a Registered Nurse with 10 plus years experience in Durable Medical Equipment for Wound Patients, I am more than pleased to be able to offer comments regarding the Airpulse PK. Many years ago I represented the Pegasus Altern8 and at the time, I believed it was the best on Read More