Airpulse PK2 Custom Cushion Fabrication

A Wheelchair 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 wheelchair cushion 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 wheelchair cushion the client requests; there is no size or shape limitation. Based on the information we receive on the wheelchair cushion 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 wheelchair 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 wheelchair 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 wheelchair cushion with controller in covers

    Aquila Airpulse PK2 wheelchair cushion with controller in covers

  • Aquila APK2 wheelchair cushion with controller in covers and charger

    Aquila APK2 wheelchair cushion with controller in covers and charger

  • Aquila Airpulse PK2

    Aquila Airpulse PK2

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    One example of extreme offloading. Cushion shown without included 4-way stretch, black cover.

Over Seven 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

  • Finally Feel Relief

    I cannot recommend this cushion enough to fellow SCI or any other limited movement individuals interested in treating and preventing pressure ulcers.  I had a pressure ulcer since December 2012 that would consistently go from almost healed to completely broken open again using other cushions and luckily never suffered an Read More

  • 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

See What Our Customers Have to Say

  • 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

  • Lee Chamberlain – Maplewood, NJ

    This is the only cushion that has eliminated the pain in my left ischial. From constant pain to zero pain – instantly! I got the Aquila cushion about three years ago. I had a developing bed sore on my left ischial, and for years I tried all the cushions on 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

  • Improved quality of life with Aquila cushion

    6-06-17 Testimonial Donna Rossiter- a stroke at 83 left her a quadriplegic after being energetic, athletic and thriving later in life. Although with reduced mental abilities as well, Mom had her sense of dignity and will to make the most of her fate. After 6 years, including many bed ridden Read More

  • Barry Parks – Pell City, Alabama

    I want to thank you again for giving me my life back. I am only alive when I am able to function, and I can only function sitting. Thank you for your inventiveness, filling an obvious need. Even I thought of and wished for a cushion that would alternate air Read More

  • 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