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

  • Great Customer Service

    8-6-18 You guys are always kind and courteous to both me and my wife, Rhonda.  She has difficulty speaking and you’re very patient with her.  We couldn’t ask for better customer service.   Thank you, God Bless You! Rick and Rhonda L. California

  • Thank You

    I was hoping to get in contact with Steve Kohlman and thank him for all his effort in getting me the Aquila cushion.  My skin integrity has improved greatly, the cooling fan in the unit is invaluable, and I really appreciate having it and the improved health it affords me.  Read More

  • The APK2 prevents sores after 5 surgeries from static cushion

    July 12, 2018 Dear sirs; We purchased the Airpulse PK2 cushion system in 2013 and it has been a remarkable blessing for my wife, Laura – no more pressure sores that required surgery. David R. NJ Note: At the time of ordering the APK2 cushion, the client indicated she had Read More

  • Acute Sitting Pain Reduction With Aquila Cushion

    The following testimonial is from a client that was suffering from severe pain at the ischials when sitting, and due to his condition, the pain was growing more acute over time.  They came to us to ask us if there was anything we could do to help his pain level.  Read More

  • Loves The SofTech Basic

    7-13-18 I discovered Aquila over 15 years ago after doing a web search for pressure relief wheelchair cushions.  When I got my first cushion my life became easier.  No more wheelchair push ups or leaning side to side.  What a relief that was.  I have had 3 cushions over the Read More

  • Most User Friendly And Comfortable Cushion Ever

    “5/16/18  Hi Justine and Steve,  Just a note from a satisfied customer. I have sat on all kinds of cushions, but none as comfortable as an Aquila. Recently I sat on a SofTech Basic. It is the most user friendly cushion I have ever sat on. You just sit on Read More

See What Our Customers Have to Say

  • Stage 4 Pressure Sore Healed in 3 Month

    Justine, I have been a paraplegic for 56 years due to an automobile accident on October 28,1958. The only handicap accessible college in the Southeast was the University of Tampa, where I transferred from East Tennessee State. I taught for ten years, was Principal for 25, and Superintendent of Schools Read More

  • Acute Sitting Pain Reduction With Aquila Cushion

    The following testimonial is from a client that was suffering from severe pain at the ischials when sitting, and due to his condition, the pain was growing more acute over time.  They came to us to ask us if there was anything we could do to help his pain level.  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

  • Aquila Cushion with MCU Works on Abrasions and Irritation

    Mr. Kohlman, When we received the Aquila cushion Luke had a good start on a pressure sore, created primarily on a ROHO cushion, that have addressed surgically and healed nicely.   We also had reoccurring abrasions on the perineum.  The skin is often moist and vulnerable.  We started using the Aquila Read More

  • The APK2 prevents sores after 5 surgeries from static cushion

    July 12, 2018 Dear sirs; We purchased the Airpulse PK2 cushion system in 2013 and it has been a remarkable blessing for my wife, Laura – no more pressure sores that required surgery. David R. NJ Note: At the time of ordering the APK2 cushion, the client indicated she had Read More

  • Louis Manzo – Naples, Florida

    My wife spends, on average, about 12 hours per day in her electric wheelchair. She used only fixed air cushions for four years and had chronic pressure sores. Once she had a pressure map of her seating position & switched to the Aquila variable pressure cushion that was custom designed Read More