SofTech Custom Cushion Fabrication

A Cushion Specifically for You

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The Aquila SofTech Cushion helps heal and prevent pressure injuries.

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 cushion with controller

    Aquila SofTech cushion with controller

  • Aquila SofTech cushion with controller

    Aquila SofTech cushion with controller

The SofTech 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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Aquila offers optional wheelchair cushion accessories.

See What Our Customers Have to Say

  • 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

  • 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

  • Traveling Aquila APK cushion

    March 21,2017 Dear Siiri  –   My cousin’s name was Norman.  Norman was born with Spina Bifida in 1941 and was paralyzed from the waist down.  We grew up together and were best friends until he passed away at 69 years of age.  Pretty amazing considering the doctors told my 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

  • Medical Staff Stunned by Results, Life Changing Improvement for Client

    Justine, we are passionate about Aquila Cushions. If anything we have said would be helpful for others, you certainly have our permission to share it. This is our story: “We had always used the recommended cushions for my Spina Bifida daughter, but skin breakdowns and pressure sores remained an issue. Several years Read More

  • Home Health Care Nurse is now a Believer in Aquila Cushions

    Hello Steve, I hope you are not growing tired of my comments on your cushion. L came down with another case of bronchitis/pneumonia. He was hospitalized for a week and recovered nicely. The hospital created and neglected a pressure sore ischial related, again. It was accessed as a stage 2+. Read More

See What Our Customers Have to Say

  • Detective Tim Hall

    I have been using my Airpulse PK for about five weeks now. I had been in bed for almost a year. I still had two small open wounds when I started using the PK. I went back to work, and started at 5 hours per day, increasing to 10 hours per day. During my 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

  • M. Overly

    Being a quadriplegic since 1967 from a horrendous auto accident, I have used many different cushions on my wheelchair over the years. After being diagnosed with a stage V wound, I began searching the Internet for a cushion that might be better than anything I’ve ever had. I stumbled upon Read More

  • Chris K.

    I have been using my Airpulse PK cushion for about 8 years now. I’m so glad I found out about this cushion. About 9 years ago I was dealing with a pressure sore and was working from home for about a year.  With the cushion I was able to go back 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

  • 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