Airpulse PK2 Custom Cushion Fabrication

A Cushion Specifically for You

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The Aquila Airpulse PK2 wheelchair cushion is built with custom fabrication.

Custom Fabrication of the Airpulse PK2

Our Airpulse PK2 wheelchair cushion system is not an “off the shelf” product. You will likely never see our cushion system in a pharmacy or sitting on a shelf in medical equipment dealer facility. We custom fabricate each system to address the end-user’s specific physical characteristics and health status for maximum effectiveness so every cushion is unique. Our order form has several questions to help gather the information we need in order to build the cushion. We can also use input from the caregivers, clinicians, and seating specialists when available. 

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

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How Each Airpulse PK2 is Customized

Most of the information we use to build the system comes from the order form such as:

  1. Measurements of the client’s wheelchair seat and anatomy
  2. The client’s weight and height
  3. Postural Asymmetry or sitting postures
  4. Tilt and how often the end-user is in the tilt position
  5. Current pressure sores, location, size and stages
  6. History of flap surgery and scar tissue locations
  7. Type of chair and seat pan

We make whatever size cushion the client requests; there is no size or shape limitation. Based on the information we receive on the order form, we not only make the size needed, but also take into consideration the locations of any current pressure sores, pelvic lean, forward migration or sacral sitting, and the type of seating surface the cushion will be placed on.

We build the cushion so there will be full-time off-loading at the location of one or more existing pressure ulcers. Once the cushion is built, we custom program the controller for each individual client using a calculation of the surface area of the cushion and the weight of the client. The microprocessor will then continually monitor pad pressure, and automatically adjust as needed to maintain the selected settings. This ensures the user receives the essential pressure relief necessary to maintain skin and tissue health.

The cushion firmness settings can be adjusted by the end-user or caregiver. This may be desirable when conditions change, such as when driving.

To build unusual shaped cushions which have to fit around chair seat frames, sometimes it may helpful for the client to provide a styrofoam model of the cushion.  Then we can replicate that shape in our custom fabrication process.

  • Aquila Airpulse PK2 cushion with controller in covers

    Aquila Airpulse PK2 cushion with controller in covers

  • Aquila APK2 cushion with controller in covers and with charger

    Aquila APK2 cushion with controller in covers and with charger

  • Aquila Airpulse PK2

    Aquila Airpulse PK2

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    One example of extreme offloading. Cushion shown without included cover.

The Airpulse PK2 pictured above is shown without the black cover.

Over Eight Additional Accessories to Choose From

Optional equipment includes inflatable positioning pads to correct pelvic lean, remote controls for convenient operation, moisture control unit to help keep skin cool and dry, and lumbar or full-back cushions to name a few.

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Optional Aquila cushion accessories include positioning pads, a moisture control unit, and full-back cushions.

See What Our Customers Have to Say

  • Most User Friendly And Comfortable Cushion Ever

    “5/16/18  Hi Justine and Steve,  Just a note from a satisfied customer. I have sat on all kinds of cushions, but none as comfortable as an Aquila. Recently I sat on a SofTech Basic. It is the most user friendly cushion I have ever sat on. You just sit on Read More

  • Testimonial from Ken L. ATP, CRST

      Date: 03/20/2018 RE:   Aquila Corporation Seat Cushion Systems   When other wheelchair cushions have failed, I can always depend on Aquila Corporation to provide the absolute best custom-made cushions available anywhere.  Their innovative design offers the highest level of skin protection and pressured distribution that my clients need to Read More

  • Chronic Wound Improvement

    Review 3-09-18 It is my opinion the Aquila APK2 cushion has advantages over most cushions I’ve sat on for more than 53 years. It has reduced chronic bedsores to a minimum and reduces all pressure on chronic wounds. Both I and my physician highly recommend it. The technical support I Read More

  • Hillview Care Center Review on SofTech Basic Cushion

    2-28-18 The new Aquila SofTech Basic cushion has worked very well. It is very easy to set up and easy to take care of. It seems very comfortable and effective for the resident. Megan M Hillview Care Center staff member 2-28-18 I learned about the Aquila cushion from an article Read More

  • 2-19-18 Hello Steve, I just wanted to take a moment to relate to you how pleased we are with the Aquila cushion. I believe Luke has been on it for about 2 years now. He spends about 11 continuous hours per day on it. He has had no skin breakdowns, Read More

  • SofTech cushion provides comfort for hypersensitivity

    10-13-17 Hi, Just wanted to say thanks for helping my pt Nancy P. ..She loves her Aquila SofTech Cushion. Given her thin body build and hypersensitivity I wasn’t sure even your cushion would be comfortable. So kudos to your product and your team Barbara S. M., OTR, ATP Center for Read More

See What Our Customers Have to Say

  • 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

  • SofTech cushion provides comfort for hypersensitivity

    10-13-17 Hi, Just wanted to say thanks for helping my pt Nancy P. ..She loves her Aquila SofTech Cushion. Given her thin body build and hypersensitivity I wasn’t sure even your cushion would be comfortable. So kudos to your product and your team Barbara S. M., OTR, ATP Center for Read More

  • Moses Hamilton – Kilauea, Hawaii

    The Airpulse PK cushion system has given me the freedom to paint for longer periods of time. I spend more time up in my chair and it has definitely improved the quality of my life! -Moses Hamilton, Kilauea, Hawaii

  • MS patient finds pressure relief after flap surgery

    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

  • Darin

    Justine, This is Denis, Darin’s dad and I just wanted to share with you the story of Darin and his seat cushion. Darin is a 44-year-old spina bifida patient who recently retired from his 20+ year career at Naval civil service. Over the past 10 to 12 years he is Read More

  • Greg S.

    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