Suffering from Knee Pain

My father in law aged about 58 is suffering from Knee pain. I m just confused which doctor consult physiotherapist or orthopedics ? Can somebody advice me
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Dr. Ajay Rao
9 yrs. of exp | Bangalore | Orthopedist
A physiotherapist advices exercise or manipulates the joints and tissues or corrects posture and gait or analyses muscle activity. Though he can diagnose basic diseases or disorders , an orthopedic surgeon is the person you should consult first as he is qualified and licensed to do so. Physiotherapists are not doctors !
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