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Table 1 Inclusion and exclusion criteria

From: Neck-specific strengthening exercise compared with sham ultrasound when added to home-stretching exercise in patients with migraine: study protocol of a two-armed, parallel-groups randomized controlled trial

Inclusion Exclusion
18–55 years old Another type of headache
Both sexes Medication overuse headache
Diagnosis of migraine History of trauma in the cervical and/or face
Minimum of 3 days with migraine/month Diagnosis of hernia or disk degeneration in the cervical region
  Systemic diseasesa
  Pregnancy
  Anesthetic block in the three months prior to the selection process
  Have received manual techniques or therapeutic exercises in the last year in craniocervical region
  1. ae.g.: fibromyalgia, diabetes, peripheral neuropathies