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

  • 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

  • Bruce McGhie – East Haddam, CT

    I am a C-7 quadriplegic. About seven months ago, I bought an Aquila Airpulse PK cushion to deal with seating problems. Its effect has been nothing short of amazing. In recent years, I have had chronic problems with Stage II ulcers, many small lesions (cracks), and a severe rash. Affected 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

  • 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

  • Rancher Using Aquila Cushion

    In August 2009, I had a huge pressure sore break open in the coccyx area, it was the size of a grapefruit.  I’ve been sitting up on the sore in an Aquila Cushion, sometimes 18 hours a day here on the busy ranch and the sore is almost healed.  If Read More

  • Dean Foster

    I have A.L.S. Lou Gehrig’s disease. I have had this for the past 12 years, the last 8 of which I have been in a wheelchair.  The first three years I tried four different air cushions from your competitor, they just didn’t do the job. The doctor told me I was Read More

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  • Darin

    Justine, This is Denis, Darin’s dad and I just wanted to share with you the story of Darin and his seat cushion. Darin is a 44-year-old spina bifida patient who recently retired from his 20+ year career at Naval civil service. Over the past 10 to 12 years he is 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Joey Anderson – Conroe, Texas

    It’s not every day something comes along in the medical field that works as it claims to, but this cushion system delivers. I’ve been suffering from chronic pressure sores for over three years now, and until I started to use the Airpulse PK cushion system, there had been no measurable 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