Child hurt neck

Patient

Q: My 7 year old daughter has a hurt neck. She says it happened while she was running at school. She can't put her head straight or lean it toward on side and holds it most comfortably when slightly tilted away from the hurt side.

Wondering if it is cause for concern (treatment wise) or if using heat and rest will most likely do the trick.

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