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?
Sent: March 20, 2018 RE: Aquila Corporation Wheelchair Cushion Systems Custom Fabricated for Client When other wheelchair cushions have failed, I can always depend on Aquila Corporation to provide the absolute best custom-made cushions available anywhere. Their innovative design offers the highest level of skin protection and pressured distribution Read More
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 following testimonial is from a client that was suffering from severe pain at the ischials when sitting, and due to his condition, the acute sitting pain was growing worse over time. They came to us to ask us if there was anything we could do to help his pain Read More
10-13-17 Hi, Just wanted to say thanks for helping my pt Nancy P. ..She loves her Aquila SofTech Cushion. Given her thin body build and hypersensitivity I wasn’t sure even your cushion would be comfortable. So kudos to your product and your team Barbara S. M., OTR, ATP Center for Read More
It’s not every day something comes along in the medical field that works as it claims to, but this cushion system delivers. I’ve been suffering from chronic pressure sores for over three years now, and until I started to use the Airpulse PK cushion system, there had been no measurable Read More
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
I have used a static air cushion for 25 years and it just stopped working for me. I have been struggling with skin sores in the gluteal creases on both sides for the last 3-4 years caused by constant pressure and moisture from body heat. After we started using the Read More