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Seating & Positioning

NYOrtho offers a comprehensive line of wheelchair cushions for a wide variety of applications. NYOrtho Cushions help protect against skin breakdown, improve patient comfort, correct patient positioning and reduce forward sliding.

APEX Waveform Gel-Foam Cushion 9597-GLC

APEX Waveform Gel-Foam Cushion 9597-GLC

APEX Waveform Gel-Foam Cushion 9597-GLC


NYOrtho APEX Waveform Gel-Foam Cushion

The NYOrtho APEX™ Waveform Gel-Foam Cushion, providing greater lateral stability, features an innovative design that chambers the gel-pod closer to the top of the cushion providing a cooler interface between the patient and wheelchair. Internal dual gel chamber evenly maintains gel in the area of the highest pressure, preventing skin breakdown. A high-performance stretch cover, improves moisture evaporation and enhances the APEX™ design features.


RECOMMENDED USE: Patients at risk for pressure ulcers, requiring posture support and/or hip positioning.

  • Waveform design provides raised front controls forward thrust to maintain pelvic neutrality and elevated sides for lateral stability.
  • Innovative APEX™ Design Cools and Reduces Body Interface Pressure: Dual density foam layers provides a soft memory foam layer promoting direct interface with cooling gel-pod and a higher density base layer for support and pressure distribution. This top-design brings the gel-pod up close so you can feel the superior comfort and stability.
  • Breathable Stretch Removable Cover: High performance pressure reducing fabric promotes healing via active evaporation of moisture and cooling at patient pressure points.
  • Antimicrobial, water-resistant and mildew-resistant.
  • Aqueous Dual Gel-Pod: Dual chamber gel-pod reduces gel migration.
  • Slip resistant bottom with easy to attach quick-release straps keep cushion in place
  • Meets CA 117-2013 standards

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Standard Sizes

Size Unit 2 Inch 3 Inch
18" x 16" Each 9597-GLC-181602 9597-GLC-181603
20" x 16" Each 9597-GLC-201602 9597-GLC-201603
22" x 16" Each 9597-GLC-221602 9597-GLC-221603