The second edition of Textbook of Microbiology for Physiotherapy has been written with the objective to include relevant information of new discoveries related to microbiology for physiotherapy course. Each chapter has been carefully updated and revised extensively. Besides these, a new chapter on ‘Emerging and Reemerging Infections’ has added to update the knowledge. A new and innovative chapter ‘Essentials of Microbiology at Glance’ has been included to revise various aspects of all important microganisms in no time. ‘New Biomedical Waste Guidelines’ have been included to understand proper disposal of biomedical waste. Constructive suggestions from students and teachers were also taken into consideration while revising the book.