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

  • 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

  • Great Customer Service

    Sent: August 6, 2018 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   Aquila is the manufacturer Read More

See What Our Customers Have to Say

  • Larry Lamoureux

    I bought the seat late 2003 in San Antonio. It’s not great; it’s a miracle! You have no idea. After 31 years as a partial C3, C4-C5 quad, I am sitting on a stage 4 breakdown for 8 hours a healing back to stage 2. Where 10-14 hours sitting time Read More

  • 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

  • Remarkable Improvement of a Sore in Just 2 1/2 Weeks

    To whom it may concern; My husband has been using the APK2 cushion and it is wonderful. It causes him no pain to sit in his wheelchair and the wound is rapidly closing. In just 2 ½ weeks the sore, which the doctor told us would never heal, has improved Read More

  • Happy Client from Buenos Aires

    Over the last 18 years I was always dealing with pressure sores. I have had multiple flap surgeries and my ischion tips had to be rounded. In my case, cushions with air suspension system did not provide enough protection and my work and free time was always interrupted by long periods in bed. Read More

  • Great Customer Service

    Sent: August 6, 2018 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   Aquila is the manufacturer Read More

  • H. Rhodes

    In January 2002, a 40 ton tractor trailer going 35 MPH crashed into the rear of my car while I was stopped.  As a result, I suffered a T-12 burst fracture of my spinal cord.  Due to the burst fracture I am now a paraplegic requiring the full time use Read More