Courage St. Croix helps Hudson man manage chronic pain

[Pioneer Press, May 16, 2016] “I was in complete agony. I couldn’t stand up,” Kubasta said. “Everybody else had gone home. … I had to crawl into my truck to get home.”

It took nine months of medical appointments to determine that his back was broken. Three months later, he had lumbar spinal fusion surgery and a bone graft at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.

Kubasta, who grew up in Virginia, Minn., struggled with months of debilitating pain and depression after the surgery. Read the story at

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