Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) Information
ASSESSING JOINT HYPERMOBILITY
THE BEIGHTON SCORING SYSTEM
The Beighton Scoring System measures joint hypermobility on a 9-point scale.
The joints assessed are:
Knuckle of the little/fifth/pinky finger
Base of the thumb
Where applicable, range of movement is measured using a goniometer, an instrument that measures the joint angle.