So you want to go into therapy – great! But you need to make a choice: What sort of therapy will you specialize in?
Two of the most popular choices are physical therapy and occupational therapy. Physical therapists help people recover from or remediate physical injuries and illnesses, whereas occupational therapists help people develop and maintain the work and life skills they need for everyday activities. Both paths can be immensely rewarding.
So, how do you make a choice? It’s ultimately a personal call, but the folks at Progressus Therapy recently put together a handy infographic that can give you some quick facts you’ll need to make an informed decision. The graphic covers everything from required education and licensing to typical responsibilities and salary outlook for each path. Check it out in full below: