Endometriosis is where the endometrial tissue (the lining of the uterus) is found outside of the uterus in locations such as the fallopian tubes, the ovaries and the abdominal cavity. It is a painful condition and if left untreated can contribute towards infertility. Treatments for endometriosis include surgery, medication, hormonal therapies, osteopathy, massage, Rolfing, naturopathy, traditional Chinese medicine, Ayurveda, herbal medicine, exercise, nutrition therapy, homeopathy, acupressure and acupuncture.