S pipe extended height of showerhead. New angle sprays back of tub. Solutions?

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S pipe extended height of showerhead. New angle sprays back of tub. Solutions?

New house with a very low showerhead. I installed an S pipe like this one to increase the height.

It works beautifully. The problem is that the added depth of the S pipe means that at it's lowest setting, my showerhead now sprays water right at the back of the tub. In fact, the top of the spray actually hits the tile behind the tub. Because I only have a shower curtain (rather than a door), this results in a big mess of water splashing onto the floor if you aren't physically blocking the spray with yoru body at all times.

Can anyone offer some solutions? A showerhead that can rotate a full 90o down for example?
 
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Old 01-14-14, 02:10 PM
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Why not use a handheld that slide on a vertical bar?
 
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Hi, Maybe turn the s pipe so it's not straight up. It would turn the shower head toward one side but it would be lower.
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Old 01-15-14, 08:40 PM
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Sounds to me like you just need a different shower head, one that pivots and allows a greater range of motion so you can point it down. Baring that a different riser that doesn't point out as much as it does down. Or as suggested, a handheld. Good luck.
 
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