ALPHARETTA, Ga., June 18, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SANUWAVE Health, Inc. (OTCQB:SNWV) today announced it has entered into an amendment to certain provisions of the two promissory notes dated August 1, 2005 between the Company and HealthTronics, Inc. with an aggregate outstanding principal balance of $5,372,743.

The amendment provides for the extension of the due date of the promissory notes to January 31, 2017. In connection with the amendment, the Company entered into a security agreement with HealthTronics, Inc. to provide a first security interest in the assets of the Company. In addition, the Company, in connection with the amendment, issued to HealthTronics, Inc. an aggregate total of 3,310,000 Class K warrants to purchase shares of common stock at an exercise price of $0.55 per share, subject to anti-dilution protection. The warrants vested upon issuance and expire after ten years.

"We are pleased that we were able to successfully extend the terms of our promissory notes with HealthTronics, from whom we acquired SANUWAVE's extensive patent and technology platform in 2005. As a result, we now have a much stronger balance sheet and the financial flexibility to pursue a number of our strategic initiatives and growth strategies slated for 2015 and beyond," commented Kevin A. Richardson II, SANUWAVE's Chairman of the board of directors.

About SANUWAVE Health, Inc.
SANUWAVE Health, Inc. (OTCQB:SNWV) ( is a shock wave technology company initially focused on the development and commercialization of patented noninvasive, biological response activating devices for the repair and regeneration of skin, musculoskeletal tissue and vascular structures. SANUWAVE's portfolio of regenerative medicine products and product candidates activate biologic signaling and angiogenic responses, producing new vascularization and microcirculatory improvement, which helps restore the body's normal healing processes and regeneration. SANUWAVE applies its patented PACE technology in wound healing, orthopedic/spine, plastic/cosmetic and cardiac conditions. Its lead product candidate for the global wound care market, dermaPACE®, is CE Marked throughout Europe and has device license approval for the treatment of the skin and subcutaneous soft tissue in Canada, Australia and New Zealand. In the U.S., dermaPACE is currently under the FDA's Premarket Approval (PMA) review process for the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers. SANUWAVE researches, designs, manufactures, markets and services its products worldwide, and believes it has demonstrated that its technology is safe and effective in stimulating healing in chronic conditions of the foot (plantar fasciitis) and the elbow (lateral epicondylitis) through its U.S. Class III PMA approved OssaTron® device, as well as stimulating bone and chronic tendonitis regeneration in the musculoskeletal environment through the utilization of its OssaTron, Evotron® and orthoPACE® devices in Europe, Asia and Asia/Pacific. In addition, there are license/partnership opportunities for SANUWAVE's shock wave technology for non-medical uses, including energy, water, food and industrial markets.

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         IR Partners

         Daniel Conway
         DC Consulting, LLC

         SANUWAVE Health, Inc.
         Kevin Richardson
         Chairman of the Board
         Barry Jenkins
         Chief Financial Officer and COO

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