ROHO has improved the AirLITE with you in mind!

The AirLITE Cushion improves the ability to transfer by lowering the front and middle of the cushion 3/4 inch (2 cm), while keeping its strong positioning capability by deepening the leg troughs. The lower height also contributes to a greater feeling of security in the chair.

  • “Bottom-Out” Protection

    The non-adjustable ROHO AIR FLOATATION air insert built into the cushion under the ischials has been enhanced to provide better bottom-out protection.

  • Softer Foam

    Softer foam allows the cushion to conform to the individual’s physiology and provide a more comfortable seating surface.

  • Durability and Simplicity

    The 24 month warranty shows our confi dence in the quality and durability of the product. The AirLITE is an off the shelf, ready to use product. No adjustment is required.

  • Heavy Duty Cover

    The cover design, with full zipper coverage, provides enhanced fl uid resistance to protect the foam. At the same time, the cover is 100% PVC free, reinforcing ROHO’s commitment to more environmentally friendly products.

Based on clinical, scientific or engineering evidence, this product may be suitable for individuals who:
  • Are at risk for skin/soft tissue breakdown.
  • Have normal sensation.
  • Require increased stability.
  • Require lower extremity alignment.
  • Need a lightweight, non-adjustable seating system.
  • Require a more stable environment for transfers.
Protection

ROHO is the worldwide leader of seating solutions to prevent and treat pressure injuries including deep tissue injury while providing skin and soft tissue protection.

Clinical Evidence

ROHO has been in over 90 scientific and clinical studies to reinforce and verify that a ROHO DRY FLOATATION cushion heals, treats and prevents pressure injuries including deep tissue injury.

Adjustability

ROHO DRY FLOATATION cushions, unlike foam products, provide the ability to constantly adjust and conform with an individual’s body, now, and as he or she changes throughout the months and years.

Adaptability

ROHO DRY FLOATATION cushions support the shifts and movements that individuals make throughout each day.

Education & Evidence

Proof in motion.

The right chair can make all the difference — in your life, in your independence, and in your long-term health. See how we’re using the latest medical research to deliver information that moves everyone in our industry forward.

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What in the construction of an offloading wheelchair cushion allows for pressure redistribution?

Part 5 in our Wound Care Guide series.SeePart 1,Part 2,Part 3, and Part 4.Check out our comprehensive, digital Wound Care Guidehere.

Through the built-in contours of an offloading style cushion, the therapist can help align and stabilize the spine, pelvis, and LEs to allow the pressure and shear forces to be transferred from a smaller surface area to a greater surface area. The contours needed for offloading pressure are:

Offloading vs Immersion: Wheelchair Cushions for Pressure Injuries

Part 4 in our Wound Care Guide series.SeePart 1,Part 2, Part 3.Check out our comprehensive, digital Wound Care Guidehere.

The rule of thumb to minimize peak pressures with the goal of reducing the risk of or healing an existing pressure injury is: remove pressure from a small surface area that cannot withstand constant pressure or shear forces and REDISTRIBUTE it across areas of greater surface area. For example, we can redistribute pressure from the ITs to the femur and as much of the gluteal surface as possible. And we achieve this through either offloading or immersion.
One method is not necessarily better than the other; a therapist must understand what the benefits and considerations are of all methods and choose the best option for each patient. Utilize cushions that through their construction offload or immerse, or combine the principles.
Let’s review in detail the principle of offloading.

The Benefits of Standing for a Wheelchair User

Part 2 in our series focusing on wheelchair solutions for Veterans. See Part 1 here.

If you work in an office setting, you’ll notice that there is an increased push towards standing desks and even treadmill desks. It has been well documented that prolonged sitting affects your health. So, if this is true for able-bodied individuals, it is certainly true for a wheelchair user.

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Support

ROHO® AirLITE® Cushion

Contact our Customer Support Department:
800-851-3449
orders.roho@permobil.com

Specifications
Medicare code* E2605
Construction Cushion: Contoured polyurethane foam; polyethylene base
Sealed air insert: Non-adjustable, segmented, ROHO AIR FLOATATION insert made of polyurethane
Cover: Fluid-resistant, two-way stretch, polyurethane-coated polyester top, sides and non-skid bottom
Includes AirLITE cushion, cover, operating instructions, product registration card. The AirLITE must be used with the supplied cover.
Height Approximately 2 in. to 3.75 in. / 5cm to 9.5cm without load. Height range is due to the contour of the cushion.
Widths 13 in. / 33 cm to 20 in. / 51 cm
Weight 2.25 lbs. / 1.0 kg – based on AL1816HD (Weight varies by size)
Weight Limit There is a weight limit of 300 lbs. (136 kg), and the cushion must be properly sized to the individual.
SKU ALXXXXHD
Warranty Cushion: 24 Month Limited.
The warranty does not apply to punctures, tears, or burns; nor does it apply to the removable cover.
Accessories Accessories that can be used with the AirLITE Cushion:
Contour Base, Planar Solid Seat Insert, ROHO Privacy Shield or ROHO Cushion Retainer.

*Since U.S. Medicare coding is subject to change, the provider should always confirm the HCPCS code and coverage criteria as part of the client assessment process. For coverage criteria in other countries, consult your local ROHO distributor.

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