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).