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 firmness can be adjusted by the end-user or caregiver.  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 anti-microbial 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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See What Our Customers Have to Say

  • Finally Feel Relief

    I cannot recommend this cushion enough to fellow SCI or any other limited movement individuals interested in treating and preventing pressure ulcers.  I had a pressure ulcer since December 2012 that would consistently go from almost healed to completely broken open again using other cushions and luckily never suffered an Read More

  • Wheelchair Cushion Does More Than Expected

    8-09-20 “Your seating system is just a miracle and my custom wheelchair cushion has done everything it promised and more.  The two places that I had bandaged on my bottom are now completely fine.  Thank you for such an innovative product for people that are disabled.  There is just no Read More

  • Surgeon & Wound Care turned me on to Aquila wheelchair cushions

    Sent: May 26, 2019 I’ve been using an Aquila System from almost the beginning of it’s inception. I’ve been on the original APK, the Airpulse PK2, and now the SofTech with wireless remote control. I’ve had several Ulcers and subsequent surgeries. Other products as they say “Did not cut the Read More

  • A Compliment To Our Sales Staff

    Sent: Friday, July 26, 2019  To whom it may concern, My name is R.P. and I am a paralyzed veteran.  I have been a C5 quadriplegic for 30 years, but before my accident I was a Navy officer in the navy nuclear power program.  For 22 years I never had Read More

  • Comment On Our Customer Service

    In response to a dealer requesting a status update on a new client order.  He replied with this note about our customer service: Thank you so much for the update.  This is truly the best customer service I have ever had from Aquila. KW   Aquila is the manufacturer of Read More

  • Grateful Client

    Sent: February 14, 2019 By the time I heard about Aquila wheelchair cushions my son already had a stage 4 bed sore.  Until his scheduled surgery, the (Aquila) cushion we were able to obtain prevented the sore from getting worse.  After surgery the Aquila wheelchair cushion helped the sore to Read More

See What Our Customers Have to Say

  • 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

  • Remarkable Improvement of a Sore in Just 2 1/2 Weeks

    To whom it may concern; My husband has been using the APK2 cushion and it is wonderful. It causes him no pain to sit in his wheelchair and the wound is rapidly closing. In just 2 ½ weeks the sore, which the doctor told us would never heal, has improved Read More

  • Wheelchair Cushion Does More Than Expected

    8-09-20 “Your seating system is just a miracle and my custom wheelchair cushion has done everything it promised and more.  The two places that I had bandaged on my bottom are now completely fine.  Thank you for such an innovative product for people that are disabled.  There is just no Read More

  • Billy T – Hebron, MD

    I have an Airpulse PK wheelchair cushion from Aquila Corporation. I have nothing but compliments for the company, the cushion and the staff. The people at Aquila were very helpful, nice, answered all our questions and gave us results. I have been able to sit up for longer periods with Read More

  • Bruce McGhie – East Haddam, CT

    I am a C-7 quadriplegic. About seven months ago, I bought an Aquila Airpulse PK wheelchair 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. Read More

  • Greg S.

    I’ve been a C-5 quadriplegic ever since a football injury in college 24 years ago. For the first 19 years, I struggled with pressure issues – always nightly monitoring redness & hotspots, knowing a single inattentive long work day might mean a skin break, and constantly dealing with pain. The Read More