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


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


For patients that are inclined to slide forward, the NYOrtho APEX CORE™ Wedge 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 and stop forward slide.
  • Firm CORE Foundation: High density beveled polyethylene provides a firm foundation that eliminates hammocking and hammock effect.
  • 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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Size Unit Price Model
16" x 16" x 4" x 2" Each -- 9599-GW-161642
18" x 16" x 4" x 2" Each -- 9599-GW-181642
18" x 18" x 4" x 2" Each -- 9599-GW-181842
20" x 16" x 4" x 2" Each -- 9599-GW-201642
20" x 18" x 4" x 2" Each -- 9599-GW-201842
22" x 18" x 4" x 2" Each -- 9599-GW-221842
24" x 18" x 4" x 2" Each -- 9599-GW-241842
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20" x 20" x 4" x 2" Extended Lead Time Each -- 9599-GW-202042
20" x 22" x 4" x 2" Extended Lead Time Each -- 9599-GW-202242
22" x 16" x 4" x 2" Extended Lead Time Each -- 9599-GW-221642
28" x 20" x 4" x 2" Extended Lead Time Each -- 9599-GW-282042