Cordoba says his former teammate is determined to make a full recovery.
"The first thing he thinks about is finding a solution to a problem," Cordoba told Rai Sport. "He's always been like that and that's the way he sees it now.
"Javier, along with my dad, is the most positive person I've ever met. He can't wait to leave the hospital and get on with his rehab!
"He's very calm, he was from the moment it happened in Palermo, even though it hurt a lot."