The Shannon and Wedge burr range is used in percutaneous techniques.


Characteristics and materials


Shannon burrs are used to cut bone and are available in 4 versions:

  • Short Shannon reamer: Ø 2 x 8 mm
  • Long Shannon reamer: Ø 2 x 12 mm
  • Shannon Isham reamer: Ø 2 x 12 mm
  • XL Shannon burr: Ø 2 x 22 mm

Wedge burrs are used to cut and shape bone, and are available in 2 versions:

  • Wedge burr: Ø 3 x 13 mm
  • Wedge burr: Ø 4 x 13 mm


Shannon and Wedge percutaneous burrs are made from stainless steel.


Shannon and Wedge burrs are indicated for percutaneous use in treating forefoot conditions:

  • Hallux valgus
  • Metatarsalgia

Surgical technique