SofTech Custom Cushion Fabrication

A Cushion Specifically for You

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Enjoy the benefits of the Aquila SofTech Basic wheelchair cushion.

SofTech Customization Options

Our SofTech 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 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 SofTech has been assigned HCPCS code E2609 for reimbursement from Medicare and other insurance.

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How Each SofTech 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 locations
  7. Type of chair

We make whatever size cushion the client requests; there is no size or shape limitation. Based on the information we receive on the 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 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 settings can be adjusted by the end-user or caregiver to alter cushion firmness levels and inflation / deflation cycle durations. This may be desirable when conditions change, such as driving.

  • Aquila SofTech Basic cushion with controller

    Aquila SofTech Basic cushion with controller

  • Close-up of the Aquila SofTech Basic controller

    Close-up of the Aquila SofTech Basic controller

The SofTech Basic pictured above is shown without the black cover.

Over Eight 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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SofTech Basic Custom Fabrication

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

  • Moses Hamilton – Kilauea, Hawaii

    The Airpulse PK cushion system has given me the freedom to paint for longer periods of time. I spend more time up in my chair and it has definitely improved the quality of my life! -Moses Hamilton, Kilauea, Hawaii

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Bruce Walz – Arizona

    I’d like to take a moment to thank you for making such a quality product that has completely changed the way I’ve been able to live my life. After being on the two “top name” brands of cushions without any success and developing a pressure sore, I needed extensive reconstructive Read More

See What Our Customers Have to Say

  • Most User Friendly And Comfortable Cushion Ever

    “5/16/18  Hi Justine and Steve,  Just a note from a satisfied customer. I have sat on all kinds of cushions, but none as comfortable as an Aquila. Recently I sat on a SofTech Basic. It is the most user friendly cushion I have ever sat on. You just sit on Read More

  • 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

  • J. Alger, RN – Wound Solutions

    As a Registered Nurse with 10 plus years experience in Durable Medical Equipment for Wound Patients, I am more than pleased to be able to offer comments regarding the Airpulse PK. Many years ago I represented the Pegasus Altern8 and at the time, I believed it was the best on Read More

  • John J. Rowan – New Mexico

    I live in New Mexico and when I travel I can encounter in altitude variation of 3000 ft. within a few hours. This change in altitude and barometric pressure causes inflation and deflation that must be constantly monitored. The lower atmospheric pressure at high altitudes causes any air inflated item Read More

  • 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

  • Connie O’Donnell

    We received the Airpulse cushion last Tuesday through the Demo Program and it is incredible!  I am so comfortable!  I now look forward to sitting in my chair.  I could not sit in my chair for an hour before hurting and now I don’t hurt at all.  What a blessing Read More