Why sleep with pillow under knees?

I'm 1 week post op of full body lipo. Is it recommended that I sleep w feet elevated on top of pillow OR with feet flat with pillow under bent knees? either way, can you explain how thus helps to reduce swelling and/or increase circulation ?

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Doctors have many different routines for a variety of reasons. While I don't make specific recommendations for a pillow or no pillow, there is nothing wrong with its use in my opinion.

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