Aquila’s latest innovation in therapeutic seating is the SofTech custom seating system. Like the Airpulse PK2, the SofTech is designed to treat and prevent pressure sores/ulcers by automatically changing pressure distribution much like an alternating mattress.
The benefits of the active SofTech wheelchair cushion are similar to doing a pressure lift. Circulation to compressed skin and tissue is re-established. Circulation is the key to preventing pressure ulcers.
The SofTech is built with the same customization as the PK2 which includes full-time offloading under one or more existing pressure ulcers.
The SofTech goes a step beyond our APK2 cushion system in that SofTech is a completely self-contained system with the electronics, battery and pump built right into the cushion rather than in a separate controller.
We are proud to say that Mobility Management Magazine featured the SofTech cushion in a recent article – “Aquila’s SofTech: It’s What’s Inside that Counts“. They praised our new cushion saying that the Aquila SofTech cushion is:
“…a product that bends the boundaries of what you might expect from high-end custom seating for your most at-risk wheelchair clients.”Read Entire Article
Watch the video and see the difference an alternating cushion makes while actively working to change pressure points and stimulate circulation versus a static cushion that provides constant pressure.
In the video the pressure map on the left is our alternating cushion and the one on the right is a Roho static cushion which cannot change pressure points by itself. You’ll see first hand the difference between changing pressure points versus constant pressure.
Which cushion do you think is better for your skin and tissue?
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
I have an Airpulse PK 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 this cushion. Read More
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
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
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
I thought I’d share the kudos (see below) I gave your product. Dr. Mathew Concannon, MD University Hospital, Columbia, Missouri performed reconstructive surgery on mom in 2005 to repair the damages of a stage 4 pressure sore. Jeanette is the doctor’s head nurse. I promised her that I would come Read More
Seven years ago a motorcycle accident left me paralyzed. I spent many hours each day in my wheelchair, and shifting positions every 15-20 minutes is not always possible, especially when I am concentrating on what I love to do best, tig welding. I was in constant pain and discomfort using a Read More
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
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
The Airpulse PK cushion system has given me the freedom to paint for longer periods of time. I spend more time up in my chair and it has definitely improved the quality of my life! -Moses Hamilton, Kilauea, Hawaii