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October 16-18, 2014
Texas Physical Therapy Association
Galveston, TX
Booth #305

October 16-18, 2014
Rosemont, IL
Booth #713

October 17-18, 2014
California Occupational Therapy Association
Pasadena, CA
Booth #300

September 25-28, 2014
Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (SDMS)
Louisville, KY
Booth #214

October 22-23, 2014
Nebraska Hospital Association
Lincoln, NE
Booth #TBD

October 24-25, 2014
California Physical Therapy Association
Oakland, CA
Booth #220

October 26-29, 2014
Medical Group Management Association (MGMA)
Las Vegas, NV
Booth #1322

October 27-29, 2014
American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)
Chicago, IL
Booth #2132

October 31-November 1, 2014
Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association
Lancaster, PA
Booth #TBD


Physical therapists, occupational therapists projected to have a strong year

Occupational therapy jobs and physical therapy jobs are two careers for which projections are high this year, according to U.S. News & World Report.

In fact, the publication cited them among the Top 10.

Occupational therapy jobs rank 10th with an average annual salary ranging from $49,000 to $103,000 to help people with various disabilities cope with those challenges and bounce back. A large part of the reason why the career is so highly touted is due to the aging population.

The eighth spot on the list was captured by physical therapists with an annual salary ranging from nearly $54,000 to $108,000. This profession typically helps people bounce back from injuries and surgery by enhancing range of motion and muscle strength. Physical therapy jobs are likely to increase by roughly 40 percent by 2020.

Both physical therapists and occupational therapists typically require at minimum a Master's Degree.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, physical therapists typically find employment opportunities in hospitals, outpatient clinics and private companies that are equipped with machinery and resources that aid patients' recovery.