But Scalise still faces multiple surgeries, a prolonged hospital stay and a lengthy recovery, Sava stressed.
The shooter, James T. Hodgkinson, was killed by police Wednesday after firing dozens of bullets during the congressional practice session.
Scalise was among those shot last Wednesday by John Hodgkinson, who opened fire on a group of Republican lawmakers who were wrapping up an early morning baseball practice at a field in Arlington, Va. Hodgkinson, who died from injuries sustained as he exchanged gunfire with authorities, had a list of lawmakers' names on his person.
He added that Scalise "will be able to walk and, hopefully, run".
"I feel a lot more confident and a lot more optimistic than I did two, three days ago", Sava said.
Scalise, the House majority whip, was one of five people shot when a gunman opened fire on Wednesday as the Republican team practised in Alexandria, Virginia.
Sava said he told Scalise's family that "I am not declaring victory until he's playing ball in his backyard with his family".
Scalise's wife, Jennifer, issued a statement saying she was thankful for the "incredible amount of prayers and warm wishes" the family has received since the shooting. Congressional staffer Zack Barth was shot in the left calf. Hodgkinson was mortally wounded by police.
According to the American Hospital Association, "serious" and "critical" condition is among the two most grave designations that medical officials use to describe a patient's general condition, though "serious" is a less urgent designation than "critical". Capitol Police officer David Bailey and Texas Rep.
Hodgkinson posted content favorable to Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on his social media accounts and signed a Change.org petition for the removal of Trump and Vice President Mike Pence.
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