Equipment List: Schroth Immersion Patients only

All patients are welcome to perform their own research and purchase these items wherever they like.
  • Stall Bars or similar set up
    • Required
    • Installed prior to the completion of the Schroth immersion
    • Shipping and installation may take weeks please plan with this time frame in mind.
    • Please follow manufacturer’s instructions for proper installation.
    • Bars can be purchased on-line from several vendors.
    • Please enter the word “stall bars” into an internet search engine to find an example. A good example of stall bars can be found at the following websites (please note, there is no obligation to purchase from these sites. The websites are provided as an example to assist in finding the stall bars product).
  • Strap
    • Similar to a dog leash with a D or O ring at one end, and a loop handle at the other will be needed. (required for all Schroth patients)
  • Yoga belt:
    • Qty: 1 at approximately 1½ inch wide cloth
  • Yoga block:
    • Qty: 2 each at approximately 9” x 5”
  • Wood Poles (2)
    • Similar to dowel curtain rods. 1 ¼ “ diameter closet poles, 7-8 feet. Rubberized feet tips to place at ends. (may not be required for all patients)
  • Bean Bags (estimated 6-10 needed per patient) (required for all patients) check out three options below
    • Do it yourself, If you sew: Fill: 1 cup of rice, Width:12 cm Length: 17 cm
    • Do it yourself, if you don’t sew: Fill a resealable environmentally friendly sandwich snack bag full of 1 cup of rice, seal bag and place in a clean bobby sock or ankle height sock
    • Material: thin cloth (similar to a top bed sheet)
    • Purchase a similar product such as a rectangular eye pack pillow, an example is called Nelly Packs and can be purchased from Nellypacks.com (no obligation to purchase from this site, please use as an example and choose a vendor of your choice)
  • Step stool
    • approximately: 15.75 inch length, 10 inch depth, 8 to 8.5 inches high (required for most patients)
  • 2-3 mirrors
    • One wall-mounted behind the stall bars ,
    • One portable light-weight full length mirror approximately 48 inches by 12 inches, which will be moved to accommodate different exercises,
    • One vertical to the right of the stall bars in most cases or can use portable mirror depending on preference. (required for all patients)
    • Mirrors of this type may be found at any of the large hardware chain stores. If you prefer not to do this yourself, your local glass company should be able to do it for you.
  • “Lumbar Extender” or other multi-level back stretching device
  • 75 cm or 65 cm therapeutic ball (size determined once in the immersion process)
  • Half-round foam roller
  • Oblong carabiner (recommended, but optional)
  • Stretch out stretch strap (optional)
  • Foam ball (optional)
  • HemingWeigh Foam Mat or other similar mat (recommended but optional)
  • Strap with a handle loop at one end and a D or O ring at the other end which is between 4-6 inches in length, or dog leash 12-15 inches in length with a D or O ring at one end
  • Dycem or other non slip grip type material to enhance grip on bars (optional)
  • Yoga mat
    • thin thickness versus a more thick pad is recommended