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

  • A Happy Client for 10 Years

    A fall from the haymow of our barn 14 years ago left my husband Glen, paraplegic. When dealing with a sore those first few years, the best thing happened was learning about the Aquila Corp. Not only was purchasing a customized APK cushion a blessing for Glen, but also the employees of 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

  • Marty Bittle

    So far we are absolutely thrilled with the cushion. Charley has used it 6 full days, and I have kept careful track of the depth of his ulcer. It has actually healed .6 centimeters every two days, even with him sitting on his cushion for 12 hours. He is back Read More

  • Sheri Johnson

    October 2, 2011, I had my second surgery to debride a pressure sore on my right ishium. After that surgery the dimensions were length 3cm width x 3cm depth x 2cm. In addition, I had a tunnel which eventually fluctuated between 5.5 and 6cm. I was put on total bed Read More

  • 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

  • David L Larson, MD Department of Plastic Surgery – Froedtert & Medical College, Milwaukee, WI

    It is my professional opinion the concept of alternating pressure in a wheelchair cushion is effective in the prevention of pressure ulcers in those patients who are restricted to use of a wheelchair. As a plastic surgeon who has been involved in the care of pressure ulcer patients most of Read More