SofTech Basic Self-Contained  Cushion System

Engineered to help treat and prevent pressure injuries

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The Aquila SofTech Basic wheelchair cushion is engineered to help treat and prevent pressure injuries.

SofTech Basic Custom Seating System

The SofTech Basic is similar in function to the SofTech cushion, having integrated components and the same cushion materials, but in a standardized configuration and at a lower price point.

The SofTech Basic is fully automatic like the SofTech, but with a pre-set cycle time of approximately 1 minute. The cushion inflates and then slowly deflates one bladder group at a time offering gentle tissue stimulation while offloading the ischial and sacral area.

If you don’t need adjustable settings or custom offloading, the SofTech Basic may be just right for you. The SofTech Basic cushion is also available for rental to nursing homes and care centers.

SofTech Basic – A Combination of Technology, Comfort and Convenience

  • Aquila SofTech Basic cushion with controller

    Aquila SofTech Basic cushion with controller

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  • Aquila SofTech Basic cushion with controller

    Aquila SofTech Basic cushion with controller

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  • Choice of three standard sizes – 16×16, 18×18, and 20×20
  • SofTech Basic exterior surface is waterproof coated foam
  • Small remote with single switch operation and battery voltage indicator
  • High tech long lasting battery with no memory effect
  • Pre-set frequent cycle time for optimal stimulation of tissue
  • Standard offloading of ischials and sacral area

A Product That Bends the Boundaries

We are proud to say that Mobility Management Magazine featured the SofTech cushion in a recent article – “Aquila’s SofTech: It’s What’s Inside that Counts“. They praised our new cushion saying that the Aquila SofTech cushion is:

“…a product that bends the boundaries of what you might expect from high-end custom seating for your most at-risk wheelchair clients.”

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Man in a wheelchair living his life free of pressure injuries because of his Aquila SofTech Basic wheelchair cushion.

Compare Cushions and See the Difference Movement Makes

Watch the video and see the difference an alternating cushion makes while actively working to change pressure points and stimulate circulation versus a static cushion that provides constant pressure.

In the video the pressure map on the left is our alternating cushion and the one on the right is a Roho static cushion which cannot change pressure points by itself. You’ll see first hand the difference between changing pressure points versus constant pressure.

Which cushion do you think is better for your skin and tissue?

Pressure Mapping Comparison of Aquila's SofTech Alternating Cushion vs Roho Static Air Cushion

See What Our Customers Have to Say

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Home Health Care Nurse is now a Believer in Aquila Cushions

    Hello Steve, I hope you are not growing tired of my comments on your cushion. L came down with another case of bronchitis/pneumonia. He was hospitalized for a week and recovered nicely. The hospital created and neglected a pressure sore ischial related, again. It was accessed as a stage 2+. Read More

  • Two Pressure Sores Healed in a Week

    We received the Aquila seat cushion. My son’s pressure sores (stage 3) healed within a week of using the cushion! It was sent back for inspection and repair. The seat was turned around promptly and it was perfectly fixed! AWESOME service! You all are really about your customer’s needs, providing excellent Read More

See What Our Customers Have to Say

  • Chris K.

    I have been using my Airpulse PK cushion for about 8 years now. I’m so glad I found out about this cushion. About 9 years ago I was dealing with a pressure sore and was working from home for about a year.  With the cushion I was able to go back Read More

  • G. Groover E-5 US Army

    I would like to comment on your APk2 wheelchair cushion.  In approximately 2005, after being ‘wheelchair bound’ for over 20 years, I developed a pressure sore over my coccyx bone.  This sore slowly became larger until it became a stage 4 (bone visible) pressure sore. At this time I had Read More

  • Another Customized Solution to Treat a Pressure Sore

    I just purchased an APK2 cushion and I couldn’t be happier with the cushion and with the service I was given. I have a pressure sore on my sacrum and I was interested to see if I could find a cushion that would allow me to stay in my wheelchair Read More

  • Detective Tim Hall

    I have been using my Airpulse PK for about five weeks now. I had been in bed for almost a year. I still had two small open wounds when I started using the PK. I went back to work, and started at 5 hours per day, increasing to 10 hours per day. During my 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

  • David L Larson, MD Department of Plastic Surgery – Froedtert & Medical College, Milwaukee, WI

    It is my professional opinion the concept of alternating pressure in a wheelchair cushion is effective in the prevention of pressure ulcers in those patients who are restricted to use of a wheelchair. As a plastic surgeon who has been involved in the care of pressure ulcer patients most of Read More