The Beighton Scale is used to identify Hypermobility. A positive Beighton score does not necessarily mean you have EDS-HT. One point is given for each of the following joints, with a total score of 9 points. Where the joint is bilateral, there is one point for each side.
Living with Hypermobility Syndrome 'In fact, a lot of people are told the illness is fabricated or psychosomatic, or that their symptoms are a result of stress or depression (when it is often the opposite!)'