NYOrtho APEX CORE Pommel Wedge Wheelchair Cushion Cooling Gel-Foam High Density Rigid Firm Foundation Base Layer Eliminates Hammock Effect, Non Slip Water Resistant Prevent Pressure Injuries, Stop Forward Sliding, Hip Positioning


Patients at risk for pressure ulcers requiring posture support, hip positioning and/or inclined to slide forward.


For patients requiring hip positioning that are inclined to slide forward, the NYOrtho APEX CORE™ Wedge Pommel Gel-Foam Cushion, combines a firm core foundation that eliminates hammocking with the superlative APEX™ innovative design that chambers the gel-pod closer to the top of the cushion, providing a cooler interface between the patient and wheelchair. A high-performance stretch cover improves moisture evaporation and enhances the APEX™ design features.


  • Wedge design helps prevent forward sliding.
  • Pommel helps keep knees separated, preventing hip rotation.
  • Firm CORE Foundation: High density beveled polyethylene provides a firm foundation that eliminates hammocking.
  • Innovative APEX™ Design Cools and Reduces Body Interface Pressure: Dual density foam layers provide a soft top entry 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.
  • Aggressive non-slip bottom with easy to attach quick-release straps keep cushion in place.
  • Meets CA 117-2013 standards.

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Custom Sizes Available

Size Unit Price Model
16" x 16" x 4" x 2" Each -- 9599-GWP-161642
18" x 16" x 4" x 2" Each -- 9599-GWP-181642
18" x 18" x 4" x 2" Each -- 9599-GWP-181842
20" x 16" x 4" x 2" Each -- 9599-GWP-201642
20" x 18" x 4" x 2" Each -- 9599-GWP-201842
22" x 18" x 4" x 2" Each -- 9599-GWP-221842
24" x 18" x 4" x 2" Each -- 9599-GWP-241842
Size Lead Time Unit Model
18" x 16" x 2" x 1" Extended Lead Time Each 9599-GWP-181621
17" x 17" x 4" x 2" Extended Lead Time Each 9599-GWP-171742
22" x 16" x 4" x 2" Extended Lead Time Each 9599-GWP-221642