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Table 2 Five point Hypermobility questionnaire

From: Arthralgias, fatigue, paresthesias and visceral pain: can joint hypermobility solve the puzzle? A case report

1. Can you now [or could you ever] place your hands flat on the floor without bending knees?
2. Can you now [or could you ever] bend your thumb to touch your forearm?
3. As a child, did you amuse your friends by contorting your body into strange shapes or could you do the splits?
4. As a child or teenager, did your kneecap or shoulder dislocate on more than one occasion?
5. Do you consider yourself “double-jointed”?
Answering yes to 2 or more of these questions suggests hypermobility (sens 85 %, spec 90 %)