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 wheelchair cushions >

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

SofTech Basic Seating System

Retail Price $2500

Some of our clients expressed interest in a lower cost alternating wheelchair 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 wheelchair 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 wheelchair 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 $2500 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 wheelchair cushion

    Aquila SofTech Basic wheelchair cushion

    Now with wireless controls
  • SofTech Basic wheelchair cushion Control Panel

    SofTech Basic wheelchair cushion Control Panel

    Shown without cover
  • Choice of three standard sizes – 16×16, 18×18, and 20×20
  • SofTech Basic exterior surface is waterproof coated foam
  • 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 wheelchair 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 wheelchair 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

  • Amazing Cushion

    8-27-18 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 my buttocks Read More

  • Great Customer Service

    8-6-18 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

  • Thank You

    I was hoping to get in contact with Steve Kohlman and thank him for all his effort in getting me the Aquila cushion.  My skin integrity has improved greatly, the cooling fan in the unit is invaluable, and I really appreciate having it and the improved health it affords me.  Read More

  • The APK2 prevents sores after 5 surgeries from static cushion

    July 12, 2018 Dear sirs; We purchased the Airpulse PK2 cushion system in 2013 and it has been a remarkable blessing for my wife, Laura – no more pressure sores that required surgery. David R. NJ Note: At the time of ordering the APK2 cushion, the client indicated she had Read More

  • Acute Sitting Pain Reduction With Aquila Cushion

    The following testimonial is from a client that was suffering from severe pain at the ischials when sitting, and due to his condition, the pain was growing more acute over time.  They came to us to ask us if there was anything we could do to help his pain level.  Read More

  • Loves The SofTech Basic

    7-13-18 I discovered Aquila over 15 years ago after doing a web search for pressure relief wheelchair cushions.  When I got my first cushion my life became easier.  No more wheelchair push ups or leaning side to side.  What a relief that was.  I have had 3 cushions over the Read More

See What Our Customers Have to Say

  • Loves The SofTech Basic

    7-13-18 I discovered Aquila over 15 years ago after doing a web search for pressure relief wheelchair cushions.  When I got my first cushion my life became easier.  No more wheelchair push ups or leaning side to side.  What a relief that was.  I have had 3 cushions over the Read More

  • Rocky Romero – Dalhart, Texas

    My name is Rocky Romero and I’ve been a quadriplegic for nearly 25 years. I wish your product had been available when I first became a quad in 1983. Over the years and after numerous surgeries to fix my pressure sores in my life, I have exhausted all my muscle 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

  • Matthew Lemke

    I am a quadriplegic veteran who has a C-4/5 spinal cord injury.  I would just like to say thank you for allowing me to be able to stay in my house.  By using your wheelchair cushion system as well as the mattress that you made, I am able to live Read More

  • Thank You

    I was hoping to get in contact with Steve Kohlman and thank him for all his effort in getting me the Aquila cushion.  My skin integrity has improved greatly, the cooling fan in the unit is invaluable, and I really appreciate having it and the improved health it affords me.  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