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?
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
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
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
As a Registered Nurse with 10 plus years experience in Durable Medical Equipment for Wound Patients, I am more than pleased to be able to offer comments regarding the Airpulse PK. Many years ago I represented the Pegasus Altern8 and at the time, I believed it was the best on Read More
I have recently begun using the Aquila Airpulse PK2 and it has improved my day-to-day activity. By using the pad I know that I can sit-up in my wheelchair and continue working each day and know that any sores I may have are being addressed and the healing process isn’t Read More
Many times I have told you how much I appreciate your efforts. Once again I am deeply indebted to you for your thoughtfulness and persistence as you worked to help me to attempt to solve my special problems. I sincerely appreciate your willingness to customize the Airpulse cushion in an effort to meet Read More
I highly recommend your Airpulse PK seat cushion system. This Aquila product is very well designed and certainly helps wheelchair bound patients heal their wounds. Your excellent staff designed a great wheelchair seat cushion for my Mom’s comfort when nothing else worked. I have sent your information on to the Read More