Frequently Asked Questions on Wheelchairs Cushion


What utility do wheelchair cushions offer?

Wheelchair seat cushions provide benefits beyond comfort that include pressure management and positioning to reduce fatigue and enhance seated balance throughout the day.

How are foam cushions beneficial to wheelchair users?

Foam wheelchair cushions are perfect for wheelchair users wishing simplicity at minimal cost. HPFY offers a wide range of wheelchair cushions from single-density cushions to multiple layer foam cushions, designed to enhance pressure management and positioning.

What are the benifits of foam cushions?

Benefits of foam cushions are as follows:

  • Low maintenance
  • Minimal cost 
  • A very stable seating surface
  • Low to mid-range positioning 
  • Light weight
How are gel cushions useful?

Gel cushions are designed for optimum pressure relief. Gel wheelchair cushions allow the seated individual’s pressure points to "immerse" into a gel pack, reducing pressure. Gel cushions typically feature a contoured base, with advanced positioning benefits.

How are air cushions beneficial?

The benefits of an air wheelchair cushion includes: 

  • Exceptional pressure relief
  • Adjustable firmness
  • Light weight
  • Low maintenance
Who should use a wheelchair back support?

People with spinal deformities can benefit from wheelchair back support. Users with Kyphosis, lordosis, scoliosis, or a combination of more than one must use a back support to reduce further complications.