These recommendations are applicable for:

  • Type A Osteoporosis Vertebral Compression Fracture documented with an appropriate imaging technique.
  • Presenting with a minimum of moderate symptoms correlating with the fracture (visual analogue score (VAS) ≥ 5).
  • Absence of neurological symptoms.
  • Age ≥ 18 years.
  • Absence of contra-indications for active treatment (not fit enough to undergo surgery, pregnancy, spine infection, coagulation disorder).