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

  • 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

  • APK2 Increased Activity and Quality of Life

    I have recently begun using the Aquila Airpulse PK2 and it has improved my day-to-day activity.  By using the pad I know that I can sit-up in my wheelchair and continue working each day and know that any sores I may have are being addressed and the healing process isn’t Read More

  • Gary Dake – Rochester, NY

    I’m returning our Airpulse PK in the hope that you would be willing to repair it and then donate it to someone in need. Donna has passed away and we no longer need it.As a testimonial, I can say that this and the Custom Air cushion worked extremely well. All 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

  • Larry Lamoureux

    I bought the seat late 2003 in San Antonio. It’s not great; it’s a miracle! You have no idea. After 31 years as a partial C3, C4-C5 quad, I am sitting on a stage 4 breakdown for 8 hours a healing back to stage 2. Where 10-14 hours sitting time Read More

  • Brad & Stella Cardwell – West Plains, MO

    Can you believe it has been well over two years since mom had her original surgery? I hope this message finds you well. I promised to update you concerning the efficacy of the Airpulse PK wheelchair cushion system. GOOD NEWS!! Mom has been on the cushion for one year. During Read More

See What Our Customers Have to Say

  • Lee Chamberlain – Maplewood, NJ

    This is the only cushion that has eliminated the pain in my left ischial. From constant pain to zero pain – instantly! I got the Aquila cushion about three years ago. I had a developing bed sore on my left ischial, and for years I tried all the cushions on Read More

  • 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

  • Jim Henderson – Nevada

    Many times I have told you how much I appreciate your efforts. Once again I am deeply indebted to you for your thoughtfulness and persistence as you worked to help me to attempt to solve my special problems. I sincerely appreciate your willingness to customize the Airpulse cushion in an effort to meet Read More

  • Tom Fujisaka – Honolulu, Hawaii

    I am a quadriplegic who has a C-4/5 spinal cord injury. I have been wheelchair bound for nearly 21 years and have tried numerous cushions but still had skin break down on my right and left ischial area. I have had two flap surgeries to close the pressure sores. Since Read More

  • Linda Murphy

    To the great people at Aquila, I would like to tell you what a great product you make.  Two years ago we purchased an Airpulse PK and have used it nearly every day since we received it.  Garry had three stage 4 pressure ulcers.  He had bone exposed and got 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