SofTech Basic Self-Contained  Cushion System

A simple therapeutic solution for prevention of pressure injuries

See The Benefits

Watch the difference between automatic and static cushions >

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

SofTech Basic Seating System

Retail Price $2800

Some of our clients expressed an interest in a lower cost alternating cushion with no adjustments to deal with yet with the same pressure injury prevention characteristics as our custom cushions.  We listened to them and developed the SofTech Basic.

The SofTech Basic is a standardized alternating cushion.  It is simple to operate using a single switch and all system components are built into the cushion for user convenience.  

With a set cycle time of approximately 1 minute, there are no adjustments to worry about and the skin and tissue receive optimal stimulation. The cushion inflates and then slowly deflates one bladder group at a time offering gentle tissue stimulation while offloading the ischial and sacral area where most pressure injuries occur.  SofTech Basic is quiet, comfortable and gently massages the posterior while providing pressure relief to skin and tissue.

If you don’t need adjustable settings and can use one of our 3 standard sizes, the SofTech Basic may be just right for you.

The selling price for the SofTech Basic is just $2800 and that includes  the first scheduled 24 month servicing.   Call Aquila for details.

 

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

  • 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

  • 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

See What Our Customers Have to Say

  • Testimonial from Austrailia

    I am pleased to advise that after being confined to a wheelchair for ten years and having sat on most pressure cushions I still developed painful pressure sores. Within a very short time of using the Aquila alternating air pressure cushion I was very happy to experience great improvement to Read More

  • Stage 4 Pressure Sore Healed in 3 Month

    Justine, I have been a paraplegic for 56 years due to an automobile accident on October 28,1958. The only handicap accessible college in the Southeast was the University of Tampa, where I transferred from East Tennessee State. I taught for ten years, was Principal for 25, and Superintendent of Schools Read More

  • Sean Holderread – Hendersonville, NC

    I have been WC bound for nearly 22 years. I have tried numerous cushions…and all have caused my right ischial to breakdown. Over the last six years, I have fought to keep this area healthy. To no avail. Bed-bound, and heading for flap surgery, I learned of the APK. Desperate, Read More

  • Clay Cambell – Cushing, Oklahoma

    I am a T7 paraplegic from Oklahoma and have had multiple skin problems such as pressure ulcers from stage 2 to stage 4.  I have been bed bound for most of four years and listened to many people as to which chair cushion would be best to solve my problems.  Read More

  • Maria Lemke

    Aquila Corporation came into our lives in a serendipity sort of way.  From the first meeting when a seat cushion system was being customized for a veteran who had been bed-ridden for eight months.  The Airpulse PK system immediately allowed the veteran to be upright and in his chair for 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