January 4, 2023
Dr. Chad Stephens is an interventional pain and sports medicine specialist who says players can prepare for such a blow to the chest with protective undergarments. “I feel like that is something we should go back to thinking about to protect our athletes from these unexpected, unknown and unpredictable events that happen,” Stephens said. Stephens advocates for products from the company named Unequal. It has shirts with layered padding around the chest.